UAE's Star Footballer Rejects Europe's Offers And Is Joining The Saudi League Instead

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UAE's midfielder and popular footballer Omar Abdul Rahman is set to be on loan for Saudi's Al Hilal team in Riyadh on Monday. The decision comes after the player agreed to the loan from Al Ain for an entire season, reports Gulf News.

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Al Hilal will hold a free event at the King Fahd Stadium on Monday

Although no official announcements about Abdul Rahman's loan has been announced, Al Hilal has tweeted their plans for a free event on Monday night to welcome the new players.

New players coming into the Kingdom always mean more hype for football lovers in the Kingdom.

Abdulrahman is a Riyadh-born player so his return would be monumental

The player, Abdul Rahman, who was also 2016's Asian Player of the Year is reportedly in a contract extension with Al Ain on the condition that he spends a season on loan at Al Hilal.

The Riyadh-born player will make a return to the Kingdom, and returning to the team (Al Hilal) whom he also played for as a youth player in 2000.

Many are wondering why he opted to stay in the region

Even reports of the amount he was paid for the year-long loan went around the web!

but Al Hilal supporters are loving it!