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'Thank you for all the love you showed,' says injured Mohamed Elneny

00:50 GMT+3 24/04/2018
Mohamed Elneny, Arsenal
The Egypt international suffered an ankle ligament damage in Sunday’s English top-flight tie but he is hoping to return to action soon

Mohamed Elneny has expressed his gratitude for the support received after he suffered an injury in Arsenal’s 4-1 win over West Ham United on Sunday.

The 25-year-old was forced off in the first-half of the encounter following a challenge from Mark Noble.

Mohamed Salah, Ahmed Hegazi, Ahmed Elmohamady, Amr Gamal and former Egypt international Ahmed Mido have since sent messages of encouragement to the midfielder, with fans also following the gesture.

On Monday, the Emirates Stadium outfit confirmed that Elneny suffered ankle ligament damage, though they are hopeful he will be back to fitness before the end of the season, thus, allaying fears that he could miss the World Cup.

The former Basel player then took to the social media to appreciate the support he has received while hoping to return to action soon.

“Thank you for all the love you showed, either in the field or outside it,” Elneny tweeted.

“Your support will make me want to heal faster, and try my best to come back to play along with my mates in the Arsenal, and assist my national team.”

Prior to the injury, Elneny has been impressive. Last week, in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie against CSKA Moscow, the midfielder provided two assists to help the Gunners secure a 2-2 comeback draw which earned him the Player of the Week prize.

The former Al Mokawloon has made 32 appearances in all competitions this season scoring once.