Mohamed Elneny was a very happy man after we beat Chelsea on penalties on Sunday to lift the Community Shield.
The Egypt international played the full 90 minutes, and believes the victory will give us added motivation ahead of the new campaign.
This is what he said:
on lifting the Community Shield…
Winning the game will give us such a great push forward before the start of the new season. It will help us to start it in the best possible way, especially as we are waiting for a new hard season.
on his own performance…
I am giving all that I have on the field for the team thanks to God and to the support I have from the coach and my team-mates. I am 100 per cent concentrated and I'll give my best to the team day after day.
on an intense game…
We had the motivation to win the game against the league winners - Chelsea - and especially [because it was] almost a week before the start of the league, which will help us a lot. This is a tremendous push for our team to look better and play better on and off the pitch.
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