Saudi Striker To Train With Manchester United

Saudi Arabia’s Mohamad Al-Sahlawi will train with Manchester United for three weeks. The 31-year-old aims to get sharper for the World Cup in Russia and believes training with the Red Devils will help his quest.

The development was announced by Turki Al-Sheikh, the Chairman of the General Sports Authority, GSA, of Saudi Arabia.

Mourinho is not interested in signing Al-Sahlawi, who plays for Al-Nassr in his homeland but the arrangement is part of a commercial agreement with the Old Trafford club and sporting authorities in the Gulf state.

Preparations haven’t gone particularly smoothly for the World Cup so far and Saudi were comfortably beaten 4-0 by Belgium in a friendly on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia face Russia in the opening game of the tournament.

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