Premier League stars save THOUSANDS of security while on vacation in Dubai due to fear of being targeted by criminals
- Dubai has become a popular holiday destination for high-profile football players
- Dozens of Premier League stars flew to the United Arab Emirates this month
- Players are concerned that they will become easy goals and have hired security
- Concierge services offer players 24-hour customized security on holiday
Premier League footballers are forced to pay thousands for private security to protect themselves in Dubai amid growing fear that they will be targeted by criminals.
Dubai has become a popular destination for high-profile football players, with dozens of Premier League stars flying to the United Arab Emirates during the first winter break of the competition.
But players are concerned that they will become easy goals, with some feeling the need to invest in private guards that can guarantee their safety.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba suggested walking on a treadmill during the Dubai winter break
Ryan Sessegnon hung around with Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in Dubai
Concierge services offer players 24-hour customized security to protect them and their valuables while in Dubai.
Players are warned not to show off their wealth by their advisors before heading for the popular vacation destination, amid information that suggests criminals will try to take advantage.
Dubai has long been a destination for the rich and famous and the sun-drenched harbor has enjoyed a reputation as a safe place.
Arsenal star Lucas Torreira is another Premier League star who has been to Dubai this week
But one source said: ‘The landscape has changed considerably in Dubai in recent years.
“It’s not as peaceful as it once was. Players sit ducks, especially those who are not withheld.
“More security is probably a good idea.”