Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is blazing a trail which could see other big-name players head for the United Arab Emirates.
That is the view of Al-Ain chief executive Carlo Nohra, whose club last week clinched a permanent move for the 26-year-old Ghana international.
"It's definitely a landmark event," he told The National.
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