Arsenal's Smith trains in Dubai to gear up for UEFA European Under 21 Championship - GulfToday

Arsenal's Smith trains in Dubai to gear up for UEFA European Under 21 Championship


Arsenal’s Emile Smith runs with the ball during a training session in Dubai.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Arsenal Club’s star Emile Smith Rowe enjoyed the wonderful weather of Dubai during his short vacation in the Emirate, lasting for one week, following a strong and competitive sports season in the English Premier League.

The talented young English star continued his daily training in Dubai stadiums during his vacation, as part of preparations for the UEFA European Under 21 Championship, scheduled during June and July 2023.

Smith visited Dubai several times with Arsenal club during the last period to participate in the team’s winter camps in the Emirate.

He also visited the city accompanied by his friends. However, his latest visit was a success as he enjoyed the nice weather of the city and simultaneously continued serious trainings, which were held in coordination between Arsenal club, led by the coach Mikel Arteta alongside his assistants, and the professional coach Shiane O'Shea, the owner of a training center in Dubai, who supervised the individual, fitness and skill trainings of Smith, based on the preparation programs, ratified by Arsenal Club.

The talented star, who has graduated from Arsenal Academy, suffered a recurrence of injuries that kept him out of many matches during the last sports season.    

The coach Shiane lauded the English star’s keenness to continue daily training to maintain fitness during his vacation in Dubai, looking forward to a strong return to stadiums with Arsenal club and the English team in the UEFA European Championship.

He also praised the professional level of work, adopted by Arsenal club’s respective bodies who contact with players to be acquainted with their programs and continuity of exercises during vacations and to urge them maintain their physical & technical levels.


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