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Why Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah have all trained in Dubai

Published 1628 GMT (0028 HKT) August 22, 2019
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Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during a first team training session at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on January 9, 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They're just a few of the elite athletes to train at the NAS complex. Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images
Five-time world footballer of the year Cristiano Ronaldo of Serie A club Juventus checks out the NAS gym in the company of the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed. 4 January. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Manchester United's Paul Pogba in a training session at the complex. Warm-weather training is one of the major uses of the NAS for European teams. Manchester United have visited in consecutive winters. Arsenal, Liverpool, Real Madrid, AC Milan, and Borussia Dortmund have also spent time here in recent years. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Mo Salah, Liverpool forward and reigning African footballer of the year, enjoys a relaxed session in one of the indoor arenas on 18 July. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
The NAS complex accommodates a wide variety of sportspeople. UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov visited with his family on 15 February. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Jack Grealish, a midfielder for Premier League Aston Villa, works on a rehabilitation program at the NAS sports complex, 12 January. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps in the cryotherapy chamber - extreme cold that aids recovery. 11 January, 2018. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
The Australian cricket team going through their final tests and preparations on 17 March, ahead of the World Cup in England. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
British marathon runner Sophie Waugh undergoes rehabilitation from injury on an underwater treadmill. 12 November, 2018 Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
British long jumper Scott Hall trains on the athletics field. 2 April, 2018. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Major international fencing tournaments are also held at the complex. 23 May, 2018. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
The complex also hosts a growing number of indoor sports such as futsal - a small-sided version of football, as well as martial arts and volleyball. 29 May, 2018. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex