Blades star shuns exit
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Sheffield United's Ahmed Fathi has turned down the chance to return to Egypt.Sheffield United's Ahmed Fathi has turned down the chance to return to Egypt.
Fathi, who joined The Blades in January, was said to be interesting Zamalek back in his homeland.
The 22-year-old has now confirmed he has told Zamalek that he has no intention of returning to Egypt.
"It is true that Zamalek officials have contacted me but I told them I will stay in England," Fathi told FilGoal.
"If I leave Sheffield I will look for another club in Europe and won't return to Egypt."
Fathi says that manager Bryan Robson has told him that he wants him to leave the club.
"The coach has already informed several players that they will be released but he told me nothing," said Fathi.