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AC Milan players react after the Serie A match against Cremonese at Stadio Giovanni Zini. The Italian giants will be making another visit to Dubai in 2022. Image Credit: Reuters

Milan: AC Milan first team will be travelling to the UAE during the winter break for the warm-weather training camp that also include a number of friendly games.

Coach Stefano Pioli and the remaining members of the first-team squad will be in Dubai from December 11 to 20. The Dubai trip will also serve as an opportunity for the club to carry out a number of fan-centric events and commercial initiatives with its local partners, consolidating further its presence in a strategically important market.

In the region, AC Milan is in fact currently involved in valuable relationships with brands such as Emirates, Principal Partner and alongside the Rossoneri since 2007, SIRO, Official Hotel Partner, and Jeeny, Official Regional Partner — and most recently with the successful EXPO 2020 Dubai.

This will be AC Milan’s fourth official visit to Dubai in 2022, which underlines the commitment of the club to the whole Middle Eastern region and to the UAE in particular. In the country, according to Nielsen, football remains the most popular sport and AC Milan has the support of over 2.5 million passionate fans.