One more players from the continent of Asia is ready to play in European clubs. This time, player was lucky being attract is defender Uni Arab Emirate (UAE), Al Wahdi, Hamdan Al Kamali stay one step away from competing for French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais.
Lyon interest is not a surprise. Because the transfer market since last summer, Lyon have overt interest in the 22-year-old defender.
Les Gones desire to pick up Al Kamali reached a peak in January. It would also be caused by the absence of their mainstay defender, Bakary Kone of Burkina Faso that will strengthen the African Nations Cup in January.
Lyon's camp so far has been doing intensive approach. Several times, the President of Lyon, Remi Garde's management sent a direct flight to Abu Dhabi in order to complete negotiations with Al Wahda. when Al Wahda face Al Wasl on Friday (12.30.11).
"After the match against Al Wasl, Lyon immediately make an offer. Bids are given pretty good," said Al Wahda manager , Josef Hickersberger.
According to several news sources from the UAE, Al Wahda rumored to fix the price of five to 10 million Euros for the UAE's Olympic team captain. If realized, Al Kamali will be the first UAE player who competed in European football.