x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Al Shaab land Faisal Khalil in deadline day loan deal from Al Wasl

A busy final day of the winter transfer window in the UAE saw the former international striker join the struggling Sharjah-based side as Wasl shipped out four players.

Faisal Khalil has joined Al Shaab from Al Wasl.
Faisal Khalil has joined Al Shaab from Al Wasl.

Al Shaab made a late deadline-day move to secure the services of Al Wasl striker Faisal Khalil, hours before the close of the transfer window.

Khalil, a former international, has joined the Sharjah-based side on a loan deal till the end of the season.

The ex-Al Ahli striker forward is the sixth newcomer to Shaab, who are struggling at the bottom of the league table alongside Dibba Al Fujairah and Kalba.They had earlier signed Zimbabwean Noel Kaseke and Portuguese Filipe Teixeira, and Emiratis Motaz Abdullah, Saeed Mubarak and Ali Rabea.

Kalba, Dibba and Ajman have also made last-minute deals, while Al Nasr formally completed the deal with Al Wasl captain Issa Ali on Monday.

Ajman have signed defender Mohammed Ali Omar for a season and a half from Baniyas, while Dibba have added Wasl defender Badr Al Farsi and Ahmed Malallah from Kalba on loan till the end of the season.

Kalba also completed two loan deals on the final day of the transfer window, bringing in Mohammed Malallah from Al Ain and Ali Mahmoud from Wasl.

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