'Ahly bigger than most European clubs'

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After being linked with a host of European club's, Al Ahly star Ali Maaloul says he's happy to remain in Egypt with a club bigger than most further north.

Maaloul, 29, is widely considered as one of the finest wing-backs in Africa and has been subject of interest from Europe since his days with CS Sfaxien.

Known for his incredible athleticism and goal-scoring prowess, the 59-time capped Tunisian has explained why he's happy to overlook a move away from the Egyptian Premier League champions.

"All the Tunisian players that have come to Egypt have been playing well," Maaloul said after the Carthage Eagles drew with Cameroon, as per KingFut.

"The Egyptian Premier League is one of the strongest in Africa and is watched by many.

"I have received many offers in the past period, but my relationship with Al Ahly and their fans is perfect and I don't think about leaving the club right now."

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Having won three league titles, two Super Cups and the 2017 Egyptian Cup over the past three seasons - Maaloul maintains there's no desire to leave.

"Al Ahly is a very big club and is bigger than many European clubs. I always feel happy inside it."

Maaloul has scored 14 goals and registered 30 assists in 105 games for the Red Devils since joining the club in a reported R12 million deal in 2015.

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