Arsenal make trial offer for Abdulrahman, claims Al Ain chief

Rashid bin Mubarak Al Hajri has stated the Premier League side are keen on taking closer look at the winger, who impressed at the 2012 Olympic Games for the United Arab Emirates
Arsenal have expressed an interest in signing Omar Abdulrahman from Al Ain, according to the UAE Pro-League club's deputy chairman.

Rashid bin Mubarak Al Hajri has claimed the Premier League outfit have made an approach to take the UAE international on trial at the Emirates Stadium.

However, according to the club's chief, Arsenal have much competition from several other clubs also keen on securing the 21-year-old's services.

"Have we had an offer from Arsenal for him to come to train? Then yes," Al Hajri told reporters. "We've also had offers from Spanish teams, and other teams also, but the player will decide ultimately.

"We [have recieved] a lot of offers for Omar. If he finds the right environment, then we will be very supportive.

"It's a package that will have to be right, where he can improve his football. I'll leave that for Omar - that's for him to decide."

Abdulrahman caught the eye of a number of clubs while playing for his country at the 2012 Olympic Games, where he made three appearances.

He has also played at Under-20 and Under-23 level for the UAE, as well as featuring for Al Ain in the AFC Champions League.