Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Elmo: 'I'm leaning towards leaving'

Elmo: 'I'm leaning towards leaving'

Versatile Egyptian Ahmed Elmohamady has admitted today that he is 'leaning towards' leaving Sunderland this summer.

The former ENPPI winger-cum-full-back was a regular under Steve Bruce whilst on-loan last season but has failed to start once under Martin O'Neill.

In fact the £2.5m summer signing has been restricted to just five substitute appearances since the O'Neill reign began in December.

Speaking to The Northern Echo, Elmohamady said:

'At the moment I'm leaning towards leaving, that's my thought, but I have not made a final decision.'

The utility player continued:

'I spoke with [Martin] O'Neill before joining the team's training camp in Egypt and he promised to give me a chance in the remaining games in the Premier League, and then things will become clearer for the future with the team.'

Elmohamady, 24, denies that there is any kind of problem between himself and O'Neill but is adamant that his mind is not made up, although he would like to stay in England if he left Wearside.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:safc123
Date:Thursday April 19 2012
Time: 12:07PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Sunderland Open 2017/18 With Derby

Sunderland learned earlier today that the return to the Championship for the campaign of 2017/18 would open with Derby County.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford64%
Jones0%
O Shea11%
Lescott3%
Manquillo3%
Larsson3%
Cattermole3%
Rodwell3%
Oviedo0%
Januzaj0%
Borini0%
Sub - Gooch7%
Sub - Gibson3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League