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The Al Ain midfielder was highly impressive while representing his country at this summer's Olympic Games and Roberto Mancini will now take a closer look at the 20-year-old

Manchester City have taken UAE starlet Omar Abdulrahman on trial after the midfielder's impressive performances at the Olympic Games.

The 20-year-old midfielder currently plays for Emirati champions Al Ain and will spend just over a week with last season's Premier League victors.

Abdulrahman arrived at Carrington on Tuesday and a decision on whether to retain the midfielder beyond the trial is expected next week.

The player confirmed the news on his Twitter feed on Monday: "Today I'll travel to Manchester for a training .. wish me good luck," before adding that it was City who he would be joining.

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With 12 senior caps to his name, Abdulrahman is seen as one of UAE's most promising players and boosted his reputation at the summer Games, with a superb display in his country's opening game against Uruguay where he assisted both UAE's goals as they slipped to defeat.

The attacking midfielder enjoyed a fine 2010-11 campaign, scoring 11 goals in 29 appearances but was limited to just seven games last term after suffering a cruciate ligament injury.

Abdulrahman's move comes after he was praised by Team GB and City defender Micah Richards who labelled the 20-year-old as a star for the future.

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