After the Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Saudi Arabia now covets three new headliners in European football. Among them, a Paris Saint-Germain player and a French international.
Saudi Arabia wants to spend without any limits. A few weeks after the announcement by Al-Nassr of the recruitment of Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, the native of Funchal having signed a contract with the Riyadh team until 2025 with an annual salary of 200 million euros , the Saudi Pro League is now dreaming of a high-profile trio. According to the information given by the Spanish newspaper El Mundothe Saudi championship wants a player from Paris Saint-Germain and two executives from Real Madrid to land in the Arabian Peninsula.
Benzema will return
According to this source from the other side of the Pyrenees, the Saudi championship is eyeing Sergio Ramos, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric. The local leaders have contacted the entourage of the central defender of Paris Saint-Germain and the merengue duo to offer them to end their career in this exotic championship. To encourage them to come, Saudi Arabia wants them to sign a two-year contract with an annual net salary of 60 million euros. In anticipation of its candidacy for the 2030 World Cup, shared with Greece and Egypt, Saudi Arabia is aiming for the presence on its soil of big names in the round ball.
Linked until June 2023 with the Ile-de-France club, the 36-year-old Spaniard could be offered an extension. For their part, the 37-year-old Croatian midfielder and the 35-year-old French striker have also entered the home stretch of their commitment to Casa Blanca, but the management of the club in the Spanish capital is working on an extension of the former member of Tottenham and the Ballon d’Or 2022. Everything suggests that the ex-Lyonnais will return for another year, until June 2024.