Former Aston Villa and Leeds United boss David O'Leary is returning to football - in the UAE.

The Mail on Sunday says O'Leary is set for a return to management at wealthy Al Ahli in Dubai.

The club, who won three UAE titles in the Seventies, have had seven managers in the past five years.

Former Leeds and Aston Villa boss O'Leary is understood to have agreed a three-year deal and will have Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro on his playing staff.

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