A two-year contract with Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal SFC has been agreed upon for Brazilian forward Neymar. Pending a medical examination. He transferred to PSG from Barcelona in 2017 for a world record 222 million euros ($243 million).
Neymar to Al Hilal, here we go! 🚨🔵🇸🇦
After new huge bid revealed two days ago, documents are now approved by all parties involved.
Ney will travel to Saudi this week.
Two year contract.
PSG set to receive bit less than €100m fee.
Medical to be completed today. pic.twitter.com/R6zR5glroe
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 14, 2023
Saudi Club Seals €90 Million Transfer Deal
The Saudi Pro League club has reportedly agreed to pay an outrageous €90 million for the Brazilian player.
According to Sunday story, the Saudi club was very close to reaching an agreement with PSG for Neymar. Now signed to a two-year deal with a third-year option, he’ll be playing for Al Hilal SFC.
Former teammates Kalidou Koulibaly, Rubem Neves, and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic have recently transferred to Al Hilal. Neymar will be able to rejoin with them.
High Salaries Attracting Football Stars to Saudi Arabia
In June, the KSA Public Investment Fund (PIF) took control of four clubs— Al Hilal SFC, Al Ahli, Al Ittihad, and Al Nasr—as part of the country’s “Sports Clubs Investment and Privatization Project.”
In this year’s transfer window, the four clubs have given massive salaries to some of the sport’s most prominent players.
PSG Era Comes to an End: Reflecting on Neymar’s Impact and Honors
When PSG purchased Neymar from Barcelona in a record-breaking €222 million deal in 2017, he became the most expensive footballer in history.
Neymar’s departure from Paris Saint-Germain ends a tortuous six years for the club and the Brazilian superstar in the French city, where he battled injuries and personal problems.
With PSG, Neymar has won 13 domestic titles, including five Ligue 1 championships and a runner-up place in the Champions League in 2020.
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