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A dead body was reportedly found in Arsenal star Mohamed Elneny’s home in Egypt.

According to Gazetta, the midfielder’s father found the corpse at the house in the city of Mahalla Al-Kubra.

The shocking discovery was made on Friday, July 26, 2019, before police were alerted. The home where the body was found is currently under construction.

The website 24.ae claim the body was found ‘in the patio’ at the home.

Police are yet to formally identify the deceased and it is not known whether it was a criminal act or an accident but an investigation has been launched.