Ivan Leko has a two year contract signed with Al-Ain in Abu Dhabi. The Croat saw after two seasons, his contract was not renewed at Club Brugge, and therefore had to look for another club. After Oud-Heverlee Leuven (2014), Sint-Truiden (2016-2017) and Club Brugge is the third trainersopdracht for Leko.
In Belgium was Antwerp as in the picture but it was finally Abu Dhabi. Al-Ain is the most successful club in the Emirate. In the past there were even trainers as Anghel Iordanescu, Bruno Metsu, Walter Zenga and Winfried Schäfer at work.
Leko follows with the club Juan Carlos Garrido, the Spaniard who between 2012 and 2013, trainer was of… Club Brugge. Garrido was only since February 18, the battle of Al-Ain, that dertienvoudig champion and in 2003, the local Champions League won. The last season was the club only fourth in the UAE Arabian Gulf League. The most expensive player is the Swede Markus Berg.