Saudi Arabia Striker to train with Manchester United for three weeks

Mohammed Al-Sahlawi
The 31 year-Old Saudi Striker, Mohammad Al-Sahlawi is to spend three weeks training with Manchester United, this is in preparation for the upcoming World Cup to hold in Russia. Having scored 26 times in 33 internationals, the Saudi forward is looking forward to sharpening up his game as World Cup draws closer.

"It was agreed with Manchester United for Mohammed Al-Sahlawi to join for a training programme for three weeks, may God benefit him," Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia, wrote on Twitter.

In October, United signed a memorandum of understanding with GSA which will see the club help develop the Saudi football industry, as part of its 2030 Vision - the plan to diversify the Saudi economy and to develop its public sectors announced in 2016 by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

However, Saudi Arabia were drawn in Group A for this summer's tournament alongside hosts Russia, Egypt and Uruguay.

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