The Arsenal midfielder could give West Ham United's engine room a new lease of life.
Leicester City are said to have had an offer accepted for the Arsenal midfielder.
Arsenal won against Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League at the weekend.
The Egyptian midfielder joined Arsenal in the January transfer window last year.
The Gunners have several key men on international duty and here is how to keep up with how they are getting on.
The Arsenal midfielder was in fine form in the 4-1 win over Sunderland.
Arsene Wenger is likely to rotate his squad heavily for the EFL clash with Reading - a fixture that ended 7-5 on a crazy night for both sides a few years ago.
Arsenal have a number of tireless players in their squad.
Arsenal defeated Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Sunday.
Francis Coquelin suffered a knee injury in Arsenal's 3-0 win against Chelsea, and his absence could be more detrimental to the team than many fans think.