Al Ain officially announced the signing of Egyptian player Hussein El Shahat on a 3-year deal, after initially signing on a loan deal in January 2018.
El Shahat has been fantastic since arriving at Al Ain just three months ago, scoring 9 goals and assisting 9 on the way to winning the Arabian Gulf League this season.
Misr El Mikassa also signed a cooperation deal with Al Ain at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. In accordance with this pact, El Shahat will continue his loan at Al Ain and move permanently at the end of the season.
Al Ahly (EGY) were close to signing El Shahat in January, but it was Al Ain who came up with the $500,000 to bring him on loan at the time.