x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Al Ain's Abdulrehman close to returning to training

The UAE national team goalkeeper is poised to return to training for the first time since being involved in a car crash in September.

Yousif Abdulrehman, the Al Ain goalkeeper, is poised to return to training for the first time since being involved in a car crash.

The highly-rated 21-year-old sustained a broken jaw, collarbone and cheekbones after he was involved in an accident on his way to training in September.

The UAE national team keeper has been sidelined for 165 days but the news that he will beginning his rehabilitation program by strengthening his muscles and increasing his fitness level will come as a boost to manager Alexandre Gallo.

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