Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan can’t wait for life under new coach Jorge Fossati, believing the his experience in winning the AFC Champions League will help push the club forward.
Fossati, 60, was appointed on Thursdayafter a near month-long search that saw the defending champions begin their pre-season preparations without a coach.
The Uruguayan, who replaces Al Ahli-bound Cosmin Olaroiu, has managed in the Gulf region before and led Qatari side Al Sadd to AFC Champions League glory in 2011.
Gyan spoke of his frustration at having to wait for the club to sign a new boss, but believes they have picked the right man.
“At long last a coach has arrived,” said Gyan. “We have been waiting for about a week or so but finally we have a coach, an experienced coach.
“He won the AFC Champions League two years ago, I think that experience could help the club. We’ve won two league titles in a row, so getting a coach like him, everything will be fine.
“It was difficult for the team [to ...