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Elmohamady: Former Aston Villa defender wants Premier League stay amid Al Ahly links
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Elmohamady: Former Aston Villa defender wants Premier League stay amid Al Ahly links

The former Egypt captain has opened up on his future after bidding farewell to Villa Park a fortnight ago Former Aston Villa defender Ahmed Elmohamady has disclosed his intention to continue his career in the Premier League despite reports linking him with a move to Al Ahly. The 33-year-old is currently a free agent after Dean Smith’s side failed to hand him a new deal at the expiry of his four-year contract. Elmohamady has been playing in England since 2010 after he initially departed Egyptian club ENPPI on a season-long loan to Sunderland before it was made permanent in June 2011.
Aston Villa wing-back Elmohamady: 2 Chelsea greats the best I’ve faced
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Aston Villa wing-back Elmohamady: 2 Chelsea greats the best I’ve faced

Aston Villa wing-back Ahmed Elmohamady has admitted two Chelsea greats have been his toughest opponents. The Egypt international recently celebrated 10 years in England. He told Sky Sports: "The best is Eden Hazard. He was one of the toughest and he is so talented. He is one of the best in the world, really world-class, and going up against him was really tough because you didn't know what he was going to do, and even when he did it was difficult to stop. "And in terms of going up against a defender, Ashley Cole was the best. He was so difficult to get past and he'd be constantly on you, and he could attack too and get in behind."
Aston Villa’s Elmohamady reveals his best moment in England
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Aston Villa’s Elmohamady reveals his best moment in England

The Egyptian superstar has reflected on his first ten years in the English league, while also disclosing the best manager he’s played for Ahmed Elmohamady has revealed Aston Villa’s promotion to the English Premier League is his best moment so far. After a failed attempt in the 2017-2018 season, the ex-Hull star played a key role in the Claret & Blue Army’s return to English top-flight - featuring 41 times and netting twice. In a chat with the Villa media team on the occasion of a decade living and playing in the European country after Egypt in 2010, the defender shared his experiences on what the Championship is like and what it meant earning promotion to the Premier League. “The Championship is a tough league and it’s not easy to get promoted from it,” Elmohamady told V...
FIFA Best Awards: FIFA Denies Claims Of Vote Rigging For Lionel Messi Award
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FIFA Best Awards: FIFA Denies Claims Of Vote Rigging For Lionel Messi Award

World Football Governing Body FIFA has denied claims that votes for Lionel Messi to win the Best Player Award were rigged. Lionel Messi walked away with the best men's player accolade at the glitzy ceremony in Milan on Monday, pipping Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to the award. Given Van Dijk's remarkable season at Liverpool and Ronaldo's excellent campaign at Juventus - Messi winning the award was met with a degree of surprise. FIFA determines the best players based on the votes of national team coaches, captains as well as a journalist from each country. But Messi's claim to the honour has been thrown into doubt following after Egyptian football association and Nicaragua's captain Juan Barrera raised concerns over the authenticity of the ballots - citing uncounted...
Afcon 2019: Egypt’s Ahmed Hassan Kouka ruled out of Round of 16
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Afcon 2019: Egypt’s Ahmed Hassan Kouka ruled out of Round of 16

The Sporting Braga forward was withdrawn in the first-half against Uganda and won’t be available for selection until the quarter-final Egypt forward Ahmed Hassan Kouka will miss the hosts' Round of 16 clash due to an ankle injury he suffered against Uganda on Sunday evening. The Pharaohs won the game 2-0 after goals from Mohamed Salah and Ahmed Elmohamady resulted in Javier Aguirre’s troops ending the group stage with maximum points. But the game didn’t go according to plan for Hassan Kouka, on his first start at the finals, he was forced off in the 25th minute after getting injured.
Abraham, Elmohamady, Adomah and Kodjia earn Premier League promotion with Aston Villa
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Abraham, Elmohamady, Adomah and Kodjia earn Premier League promotion with Aston Villa

The Villa Park outfit saw off Frank Lampard's men to bag the last promotion ticket to the English top-flight Anglo-Nigerian player Tammy Abraham, Egypt’s Ahmed Elmohamady, Ghana’s Albert Adomah and Ivory Coast’s Jonathan Kodjia have helped Aston Villa secure their promotion ticket to the Premier League next season. Villa defeated Derby County 2-1 in Monday’s Championship play-off final to book their return to the English top-flight after a three-year absence. Goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn were enough for Dean Smith's men at Wembley as Martin Waghorn's late effort stood as just a consolation for Derby.

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