A dead body has been found inside the Egypt residence of Arsenal of England midfielder, Mohamed Elneny.

According to Italian newspaper, Gazette, Police are now investigating the matter after the corpse was discovered by the player’s father who immediately notified them after he made the discovery.

The house, which is located close to the city of Mahalla Al-Kubra is currently under construction. Police are yet to formally identify the deceased and it is not known whether it was a criminal act or an accident.

The website, 24.ae reported that the lifeless body was found in the patio at the home.

Elneny was missing from Arsenal’s squad which lost 2-2 to face Lyon of France in the Emirates Cup on Sunday afternoon. 

In the three years he spent with the North London giants, the Egypt international  made 89 appearances and scored  two goals.