Khabib Nurmagomedov is coaching with Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk in Dubai following his retirement from MMA.
The truth is, the Russian has even been supplied an expert contract as he seeks new alternatives.
Khabib positioned his gloves on the octagon canvas instantly after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to suggest the top of his lengthy MMA journey and retired with an ideal 29-Zero report.
Nonetheless, regardless of numerous provides from UFC boss Dana White and jibes from Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler, ‘The Eagle’ has teased a transfer into soccer.
After footage emerged of the 32-year-old having a kick about along with his buddies within the UAE, Khabib has joked about even becoming a member of an expert workforce.
The truth is, FC Kamaz of the Russian Skilled Soccer League (the third tier of Russian soccer) have supplied the previous light-weight champion a contract.
“Welcome, Khabib,” they said per RT. “We give you to make your soccer debut as a part of our workforce.
“PFL is the soccer UFC… we play each match solely to win [and are] an formidable workforce with the duty of coming into the FNL.
“We invite you to the coaching camp in Novorossiysk, from February 12 to March 5, 2021.”
After serving to his cousin decide up his first ever win within the UFC on Struggle Island in Abu Dbabi this month, Khabib remained nipped throughout to Dubai and even ran into Liverpool defender Vigril van Dijk who’s recovering from a critical knee damage.
The Netherlands captain has not featured for the Reds since struggling the damage towards Everton in 2020 and went beneath the knife for surgical procedure on his anterior cruciate ligament.
Had the 29-year-old required surgical procedure on his posterior cruciate ligament along with his ACL, it might have prolonged his damage return to past 12 months.
Posting an image of the 2 of them, Khabib wrote: “It was good to fulfill you Virgil van Dijk.
“I want you nicely and get well quickly, I do know what it’s to be injured, be affected person.”