Chelsea Exits: More Players Set to Join Saudi Arabia After Kante’s Move to Al-Ittihad
The transfer market is buzzing with news as three additional Chelsea players are expected to make their way to Saudi Arabia, following the recent transfer of N’Golo Kante to Al-Ittihad. Kante, whose contract with the Blues expires this month, will join the Saudi Pro League side in July, adding to the growing list of high-profile players making their mark in the Saudi league.
Joining forces with fellow Frenchman Karim Benzema, Kante is set to embark on a new chapter at Al-Ittihad. The club has been successful in attracting top talent from around the world, including the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently plays for their rivals, Al-Nassr.
In an official statement released by the Saudi champions, they expressed their well wishes for Kante’s success in achieving the club’s goals and meeting the expectations of fans and supporters.
The Chelsea exodus doesn’t stop there, as goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has also agreed to personal terms with Saudi side Al Ahli.
This move signifies Mendy’s departure from Stamford Bridge, adding another chapter to the growing trend of Chelsea players seeking opportunities in Saudi Arabia.
Furthermore, two more Blues players are on the radar of Saudi-based clubs. Hakim Ziyech has caught the attention of Cristiano Ronaldo’s club, Al Nassr, while discussions are underway between Al Hilal and defender Kalidou Koulibaly for a potential signing.
The allure of Saudi Arabia’s football landscape, coupled with the financial incentives on offer, has enticed several high-profile players to make the move.
The Saudi Pro League continues to establish itself as an attractive destination for talented footballers from around the globe, showcasing its ambition to compete on a global stage.
As the transfer saga unfolds, Chelsea fans will be eager to see how the team reshapes itself following the departure of key players. Meanwhile, Saudi football enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing the arrival of more top-class talents from one of Europe’s most successful clubs.