Iran's Rezaei Heads To UAE

Iranian defender Rehman Rezaei, formerly of Livorno and Messina, has signed a one year contract with UAE's Al-Dhafra.

Rezaei who played seven seasons in Italy, notably in Perugia, Messina and Livorno, reached an agreement with Al-Dhafra officials to join the club for one season.

After leaving Italian football, there were rumors strongly linking him to Esteghlal and Persepolis, however he put and end to all speculations by inking a contract with Al-Dhafra.

The 33-year-old will play along Iranian compatriot Rasoul Khatibi who has also joined Al-Dhafra after his contract with Al Emarat ended.