He's second only to Gonzalo Higuain in terms of loan fees paid, but few outside of Asia will get to experience the majesty that is Omar Abdulrahman.
Socceroos boss Graham Arnold will also take over as Olyroos coach as part of a restructure he says will help bring young players through quicker.
Former England captain Terry Butcher has stepped down from his role as head coach of the Philippines national team without managing a match.
Former Croatia technical director Romeo Jozak has been appointed coach of the Kuwait national team, the former Legia Warsaw boss has confirmed.
Iraqi football officials are confident that former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson will sign up to lead the country at next year's Asian Cup.
New Socceroos coach Graham Arnold believes the national team's goal-scoring woes can be solved between the ears.
The KFA announced that it is looking at a list of fewer than ten possible replacements for Shin Tae-yong should they not offer him a new deal.
John Duerden takes a look at lessons all the AFC nations learned from the 2018 World Cup and what needs to be done in the coming weeks and months.
On the occasion of his 100th international game, India captain Sunil Chhetri looks back at his most memorable moments in the blue shirt.
India may have drawn a favourable group in the AFC Asian Cup and be one of the form teams, but the captain Sunil Chhetri is hearing none of it.
Former player Renedy Singh feels India -- drawn alongside Thailand, Bahrain and UAE -- could spring a surprise at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
As one of the higher-ranked finishers in the Asian Cup qualifiers, you would expect 97th-ranked India to have a good draw in their favour.
Familiar foes and unknown quantities await the Socceroos at next year's Asian Cup after the confirmation of seedings for the tournament.
The Philippines qualifying for their first-ever Asian Cup, boosts football in a country where boxing, basketball and billiards rule the sports scene.
Philippines, North Korea and Yemen earned the final three qualification places for next year's Asian Cup on Tuesday.
De Vanna scored either side of half-time, with Chloe Logarzo, Alex Chidiac and Larissa Crummer also on the scoresheet in front of 7,549 fans.
The 2019 AFC Asian Cup is still 11 months away, but India's captain Sunil Chhetri already has a message for his players: keep training hard.
India need to play more matches against tougher opponents in 2018 to better prepare for the AFC Asian Cup next year, writes Debayan Sen.
Shinji Okazaki, Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda will make peace with coach Vahid Halilhodzic, as Japan football thrives in 2018, wishes John Duerden.
Son Heung-Min replicating his Spurs' form at national level and a successful World Cup are among John Duerden's 2018 football wishes for South Korea.
Beijing Guoan have announced the signing of China international Wei Shihao from Portugal's Leixoes ahead of the 2018 Chinese Super League season.
The Socceroos' World Cup draw is a logistical gift according to stand-in coach Ante Milicic - and could even see Australia cheered as a home team.
Paul Murphy shares five wishes for Thailand football in 2018 as the Southeast Asian champions chase a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title.
"90 percent of why I chose to sign for Tampines was because of the coach. He helped me so much at the Young Lions to improve my game."
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