Emmanuel Emenike Super Eagles striker joins UAE side, Al Ain

Emmanuel Emenike has signed a loan deal with UAE side Al Ain and will be unveiled on Thursday

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  play Emmanuel Emenike has joined Al Ain (Sourced)
  play Mikel is said is to have agreed a deal with the UAE side (PA)
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Super Eagles midfielder Emmanuel Emenike has joined United Arab Emirate side Al Ain according to several reports.

Pulse Sports understand that the Fenerbahce striker was snapped up by  Al AIn as a replacement for Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan who has sealed a big money move to Chinese side Shanghai SIPG.

Emenike we learnt will be unveiled by the Abu Dhabi - based Pro - League side Al Ain FC on Thursday, July 9.

The move however is said to be on a temporary basis as e signed a one - year contract extension with Fenerbahce before joining Al Ain.

  play Emenike will replace Asamoah Gyan who has arrived at China to seal a move to a Chinese side (Splash)

 

The 28-year-old did not have the best of time last season with the Yellow Canaries.

He scored just four goals in the Turkish Super Lig last season and fell out with the club supporters.

Emenike who recently lost his dad might also be joined by another Nigerian football John Obi Mikel who is said to have agreed a deal with Al Ain.

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