Neymar Jr. to join Saudi Pro Club Al Hilal and there’s more to come
Brazilian forward Neymar Jr. has decided to make a move to Al Hilal, the Saudi Pro League Club, alongside superstars like Karim Benzema, Sadio Mane, N’Golo Kante, Roberto Firmino, Jordan Henderson, Riyad Mahrez, Fabinho, Edouard Mendy and the Greatest Football player of all time– Cristiano Ronaldo.
What’s popularly being called as the Cristiano effect in the sports industry, these players have been making big money transferring to the Arabs. Neymar Jr. in a hasty move decided to leave Parc de princes while Kylian Mbappe dramatically continued to make headlines. In the latest developments, it has been uncovered that the football youngster- Mbappe is staying at Paris Saint Germain for another season as he is looking to extend his stay at the club and won’t be transferring after his contract ends next year. This is exactly when the sources unveiled the possible move of Neymar to Al Hilal.
In this amazing turn of events, sources have told the media that according to PSG staff and officials, Neymar Jr, the 31-year-old footballer, is no longer tied to the club and is not a part of its future. This news has created havoc in the media after famous sports journalists like Ornstein and Fabrizio Romano broke it on the internet.
The deal is now done between Neymar and Al Hilal, the player will be going through a medical test in Paris today. PSG will be receiving a little less than a 100 million dollars for Neymar but there’s no doubt that they’ll be saving a lot of money by selling the youth player. The footballer will fly to Saudi in the coming days to be represented as the new Number 10 of the Al Hilal squad in the Saudi Pro League.
The gasping matter of this affair will be the huge amount of fee that will break the previous record of 200 million euros which was marked when Neymar Jr. left Barcelona and joined PSG in 2017. After this extraordinary transfer, Neymar will be following the footsteps of Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Al Nassr that happened in 2023 itself. Players have been choosing the Saudi Pro League since the legend himself stepped in it.
This year’s football transfers have created history with Lionel Messi transferring to the MLS club Inter Miami and a number of other famous players signing up for the Saudi Pro League, the entire football fanbase is going through a crisis. In the end, what stands true is football: a game you can never predict!