Black Cats want Elmohamady

The 22-year-old has been on loan at the Stadium of Light since last

summer, but has impressed during his time in the north east. A

statement on the Black Cats’ official website confirmed they have

been in touch with Elmohamady’s Egyptian club, ENPPI, to take up an

option to sign the player full-time. “Ahmed has been a pleasure to

have around the place since he joined us,” manager Steve Bruce

said. “He’s a great professional, has settled into the club and is

keen to learn. “He is adapting well to the unique demands of the

Premier League and I’m certain there’s still much more to come from