Mohamed Elneny confirmed simply why Mikel Arteta has a lot religion in him throughout Arsenal’s 1-Zero win over Manchester United.
The Gunners secured a primary victory at Previous Trafford since 2006 due to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second-half penalty on Sunday.
Elneny was a shock choice in Arteta’s beginning XI as Dani Ceballos and Granit Xhaka dropped to the bench following final weekend’s residence defeat to Leicester.
And the Egypt midfielder, whose Arsenal profession appeared over after spending the 2019/20 season on mortgage at Besiktas, justified Arteta’s backing.
In injury-time, Elneny received Arsenal a throw-in after he had aggressively pressed Manchester United again from his facet’s field.
He pressured Victor Lindelof to go to Luke Shaw, who was pressured additional again, earlier than returning the ball again to his teammate.
Lindelof, with no different possibility, then tried to dribble previous Elneny solely to concede an pointless throw-in.
In September, Elneny thanked Arteta for embracing him on the Emirates.
He mentioned: “I really feel actually comfortable and I’ve to thank Mikel Arteta for giving me an opportunity to play.
“I do know it’s not straightforward to be on mortgage and are available again to Arsenal and I’m actually comfortable as a result of I made everybody really feel like I used to be not away from the group.
“This makes me actually comfortable and I’ve to thank Mikel Arteta as a result of he helped me so much to really feel like this.
“He speaks to me at all times, saying issues like ‘we’d like you on the group’ and he’s at all times giving me good suggestions and at all times pushing me to get the most effective from me. I’m actually comfortable to be right here.”