The highlight of the 2023 summer transfer window have to be the threat of the Saudi Clubs offering huge money to marquee players to sign for their teams. It all started with Ronaldo moving to Al Nassr in the January transfer window and it created a possible path for the rest of the players who are at the end of their career. In the Saudi Transfer Window there was an outlay of £784.2m accordingto Transfermarket data, which is significantly more than any top flight leagues in Europe other than the Premier League.
Many of the players have stated that Saudi Arabia, as a whole is progressing as a football nation and with Roberto Mancini's appointment as the head coach of their nation team, it was enough evidence to the fact. In this transfer window of theirs, Saudi clubs have made some huge signings, from Ballon d'Or winners to World Cup winners, they have spent a fortune on these players only for the betterment of the league.
So let's take a look at all the players who've agreed to sign for top 5 Saudi clubs in the Saudi Transfer Window.
87 percent of the spending was done by these five clubs. These teams are owned by the Public Investment Fund- who also own Newcastle United. Al Hilal's £302.1m net spend is more than any other club in the world.