Harry Kewell set for Premier League return
Watford are hoping to appoint Harry Kewell as coach of their Under 21 team. The former Leeds and Liverpool winger, who retired last year after ending his playing career with Melbourne Heart in the A-League, has established a youth academy in his native Australia and is keen to return to England to launch a coaching career. (Daily Mail)
Rafinha heading to Daejeon
According to Brazilian media, Flamengo forward Rafinha is set to join Daejeon Citizen on loan. (twitter)
Al Nasr announce Luis Jimenez deal
Al Nasr have announced a two-year deal with former Al Ahli man Luis Jimenez, who will take the Asian player’s slot in Ivan Jovanovic’s squad. Jimenez, 31, replaces Australian Brett Holman, who has moved to Ras Al Khaimah club Emirates after failing to get an extension at Nasr. (The National)
Al-Hilal Club signs initial contracts with Carlos Eduardo and Ailton Almeida
Al-Hilal Club management have signed initial contracts with the Brazilian midfielder Carlos Eduardo de Oliveira Alves from the Portuguese club FC Porto and Brazilian striker Ailton Jose Almeida from the Russian club FC Terek Grozny.
Dutchman Michiel Kramer completes his Baniyas deal
Dutch striker Michiel Kramer is on his way to Baniyas following an offer that ADO Den Haag just “could not pass up”. He is expected in Abu Dhabi this week for his medicals before he signs a three-year deal. (The National)
Rumour mills hint at Adebayor being pursued by Al Ahli
The President of Al Ahli Club has admitted that the club will have to come up with Emanuel Adebayor soon as the Red Knights’ approach to lure Brazilian star Luis Adriano fell through earlier this week.
Al Ahli said that he was hopeful of a big signing soon, even as “early as within this week”. (Gulf News)