Saudi Pro League: Which players have joined Saudi teams this summer?

Ivy Sarkar

SAUDI PRO LEAGUE TEAMS HAVE MADE MANY HEADLINES THIS SUMMER, WITH STARS LIKE KARIM BENZEMA, N’GOLO KANTE AND RUBEN NEVES JOINING CRISTIANO RONALDO IN THE COUNTRY.

THE FOUR OF THE COUNTRY’S TOP TEAMS – AL-ITTIHAD, AL-NASSR, AL-HILAL AND AL-AHLI – WHILE THE OTHER 14 TOP-FLIGHT CLUBS HAVE SOME BIG-NAME PLAYERS TOO.

PSG HAVE REPORTEDLY ACCEPTED A 300 MILLION EUROS BID FOR MBAPPE FROM SAUDI ARABIAN CLUB AL-HILAL.

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AL-AHLI

THEY HAVE JUST AGREED A £30M DEAL TO BRING MANCHESTER CITY FORWARD RIYAD MAHREZ TO THE CLUB.

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AL-ETTIFAQ

SCOTLAND DEFENDER JACK HENDRY HAS SIGNED FROM CLUB BRUGES, THE 28-YEAR-OLD HAVING ALSO SPENT A PERIOD LAST SEASON ON LOAN IN ITALY WITH CREMONESE.

AL-HILAL

THEY SPENT £47M THIS SUMMER TO SIGN WOLVES CAPTAIN RUBEN NEVES AND ALSO BROUGHT IN KALIDOU KOULIBALY FROM CHELSEA

AL-ITTIHAD

THEY SIGNED REAL MADRID’S BALLON D’OR WINNER KARIM BENZEMA AND N’GOLO KANTE, FORMERLY OF CHELSEA

AL-NASSR

NINE-TIME CHAMPIONS OF SAUDI PRO LEAGUE, AL-NASSR BEAT THEIR LEAGUE RIVALS TO WORLDWIDE HEADLINES BY SEVERAL MONTHS WHEN THEY SIGNED FIVE-TIME BALLON D’OR WINNER CRISTIANO RONALDO IN JANUARY

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