Brazilian international Roberto Firmino signs for Saudi Arabia



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Roberto Firmino in turn sucked in by Saudi Arabia. The Brazilian international from Liverpool has signed up with the Al-Ahli club. He leaves the “Reds” after spending eight years in the jersey of the English club. He is committed until 2026 with his new club.

Brazilian international Roberto Firmino signed on Tuesday with Al-Ahli, said the Saudi club which has already registered the arrival of Senegalese goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. Firmino, 31, leaves Liverpool after eight seasons in the Premier League with the “Reds” with whom he won the Champions League in 2019. His free arrival in Saudi Arabia was made official by a video on social networks. He is committed until 2026, specifies the club on Twitter.

Flagship rookie

The Brazilian striker (55 caps) will be one of the flagship recruits of the Saudi club based in Jeddah after the signing of Senegalese international goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (31) at the end of June. His arrival also marks a little more the presence of the kingdom on the transfer market.

In addition to the five-time golden ball Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been playing since January at Al-Nassr, other football stars have joined Saudi Arabia for the next season such as the French Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kanté (Al-Ittihad) .


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