Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has admitted that if he is to achieve greatness with his new club, he must ‘work harder’ than he ever has previously.

The 23-year-old became Arsene Wenger’s first ever Egyptian player when he joined the Gunners earlier this month and could make his debut for the club this weekend.

Elneny believes that he is capable of playing regularly in the Premier League and admitted that the move from Switzerland to England will prove a ‘huge career shift’, as reported by his new club’s official website.

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I expect it to be a massive shift in my career and a big starting point.

I would like to achieve a lot and prove to myself and everyone that I am capable of playing in the Premier League and any league around the world. Hopefully I can develop my skills more and more.

I always work hard to develop all aspects of my skills to benefit the club I play for. As I mentioned before, Arsenal is a big club and I have to live up to this responsibility. That’s why I work hard to develop myself continuously.

With Arsenal harbouring title winning ambitions this campaign, Elneny, who is no stranger to winning trophies, having lifted the Swiss Super League title on three separate occasions with Basel, admitted that he is keen to achieve further glory with ‘the best team in the Premier League’.

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I can see that Arsenal are having one of their best seasons, that makes me very enthusiastic to play with the best team in the Premier League, both now and in the past.

That is why I am very keen to accept this responsibility. I am very aware of this and I am well prepared for this task.

Arsenal face Chelsea on Sunday afternoon with the hope of extending their lead at the top of the Premier League table.

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