Nigeria’s Emmanuel Emenike is set for a loan move to Al Ain in the UAE to replace Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan, who is moving to China.
Al Ain have accepted an offer for Gyan from Shanghai SIPG, who are coached by ex-England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson.
The 29-year-old arrived in China on Wednesday to undergo a medical and finalise a contract with Shanghai SIPG.
Emenike is due to arrive in the UAE on Thursday to complete a season-long loan from Turkish side Fenerbahce.
The deal will include an option for Al Ain to buy Emenike at the end of the loan.
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