Mohamed Elneny will be available for Arsenal’s next three games after the FA decided that he should not have been sent off against Southampton.
The Egypt international was given his marching orders in the final moments of the Gunners 3-2 win after making contact with the face of Cedric Soares. It looked harsh at the time, although a replay did confirm the contact.
Arsenal appear to have appealed the decision and won. Something of a surprise all things considered, but good news, especially given we’re pretty short of central midfield options at the moment.
A statement from the FA reads: “Mohamed Elneny will be available for Arsenal’s next three games after an Independent Regulatory Commission accepted that he was wrongly dismissed for violent conduct against Southampton on Sunday, April 8, 2018.”