Spanish forward Negredo only spent two seasons in the Premier League but was a consistent scorer, and now looks to take his talents to Dubai with team Al-Nasr.
Yohan Cabaye has left Crystal Palace to play join Al Nasr in the United Arab Emirates.
Argentine star Diego Maradona realised the dreams of a young Kazakhstani boy, when he invited him to join for a training session in the UAE on Wednesday.
The club announced on Friday the sacking off Italian coach Cesare Prandelli amid a disappointing season, reinstating Serbian Ivan Jovanovic who was previously in charge from 2013 to 2016.
In recent years, footballers who have traditionally plied their trade in the top tiers of European football have received lucrative offers from exotic destinations. These are some of the players who chose to embark upon a new adventure in the Middle East.
United Arab Emirates side Al-Nasr have announcd the loan signing of Argentinian forward Mauro Zarate.
Al Ahli striker Asamoah Gyan has fallen foul of hairstyle rules in the United Arab Emirates.
Qatar signed the first contracts on a mega-accommodation project on Thursday which will eventually see almost 180,000 migrant workers housed in seven specially built "cities".
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Al Hilal's appeal over an allegedly ineligible player which threatened to upset the AFC Champions League football final.