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Everton fly out to Dubai training camp

Players will get a mini-break in the warm weather

Dubai - 2017
A general view of Dubai
Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Everton flew out to the United Arab Emirates earlier today for a week-long warm weather training camp. They will be based in Dubai for the week, staying at the Meydan Hotel and training at a private facility.

The players will participate in their first session of the trip on Tuesday morning. Included in the traveling party are youngsters Jonjoe Kenny, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Mateusz Hewelt and Matty Pennington, as well as Muhamed Besic who is continuing his recovery from knee surgery six months ago.

Manager Ronald Koeman spoke about the getaway after Saturday’s draw away at Middlesbrough.

“We will train every day and play a friendly on Friday. It’s a chance to stay together, have good communication and keep up the momentum of the season. It’s all about aiming to finish strongly in the league.”