Saudi Arabia wishes to follow in the footsteps of Qatar by developing its football and its national championship. After Cristiano Ronaldo, other stars are tracked by the rich state. On the departure of PSG, Lionel Messi would be a priority objective, just like Karim Benzema. But the two attackers would not intend to fly to the Middle East.
I’Saudi Arabia is not satisfied. After Cristiano Ronaldo, the Middle Eastern country hopes to develop its championship by securing the services of other big names like Lionel Messi. One of the biggest clubs in the country, Al-Hilal, has been pushing for several months to recruit the Argentinian international.
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Saudi Arabia try Messi, but…
According to several media, the Saudi club would have offered him an annual salary of 400M€. But according to Foot Mercato, Lionel Messi would not make a start in Saudi Arabia a priority. Suspended by the PSGhe would aim for a return to FC Barcelona.
Benzema will make a similar decision
Under contract with the Real Madrid, Karim Benzema would also be in the small papers of theSaudi Arabia. But like Messi, the tricolor striker should refuse this proposal. Benzema is on track to extend his contract to real Madrid until 2024. Other training framework meringue, Luka Modric would be courted.