Ali Al Habsi

Team
Al Hilal-Riyadh
League
Saudi Premier League
National Team
Oman
Joined Sells
August 2015

Starting his career locally in Oman, he joined Norwegian side Lyn Oslo in 2003, making 62 league appearances before joining Bolton Wanderers in 2006.

He made his debut in a League Cup victory against Fulham in September 2007 and later enjoyed a successful spell on loan at Wigan Athletic, making 34 Premier League appearances in 2010/11.

Joining the Latics that summer on a permanent deal, he continued to play regular top-flight football and remained with the club following their relegation to the Championship in 2013.

He has a loan spell at Brighton & Hove Albion before joining second-tier Reading in July 2015 and was a member of the side that reached the 2017 Championship Play-Off final against Huddersfield Town.

Named in the PFA Championship Team of the Year that season and also awarded the Reading Player of the Season, he joining Saudi side Al-Hilal that summer, where he was a AFC Champions League runner-up in his first season.

Al Habsi has made well in excess of 100 appearances an international level for Oman.