The Egypt international suffered the injury in training ahead of the Premier League win at Tottenham earlier this month and the PA news agency understands Elneny now faces a race against time to be fit again this season. "Following an injury sustained in a recent training session, subsequent assessments have confirmed that Mohamed Elneny has a significant injury to his right knee," a club statement read. The 30-year-old is out of contract this summer but the Premier League leaders have an option to extend his deal by another year.
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The Australia international has already arrived in Leicester to complete his medical. Leicester and Stoke are understood to have reached a verbal agreement, though details of the deal are yet to be finalised. The 24-year-old joined Stoke in 2016 from Scottish Premiership side Dundee United.