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/ 13 days ago

Not Pioli nor Galtier: Al-Ittihad agree deal with ex-France boss

The managerial search at Al-Ittihad has taken several twists and turns, with the Saudi club initially close to appointing former Milan manager Stefano Pioli. However, negotiations with Pioli broke down due to internal conflicts within the club, influenced heavily by star player Karim Benzema's preferences. Stefano Pioli, who departed Milan at the end of the […]


/ 18 days ago

Summer Saudi switch seemingly in the cards for De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne is leaning toward a move to the Saudi Pro League based on recent reports over the Belgian's future. The prolific midfielder is heading to his final year under contract at Manchester City. Nevertheless, Saudi Pro League officials have been publicly pushing for the playmaker's signature for months now. As a result, De […]


/ 163 days ago

Europe return or Saudi stay? Benzema opens up on future

As far as Karim Benzema is concerned, the Saudi Pro League and Al-Ittihad are where he will continue to play his football despite rumors to the contrary. The Frenchman’s massive summer free transfer from Real Madrid sent Saudi fans into ecstasy. Things quickly went south for the striker in the Kingdom, despite a respectable beginning. […]


/ 181 days ago

Major setback for Premier League as Benzema nears Saudi exit

In a major setback for Premier League clubs, Karim Benzema is nearing a transfer away from Saudi Arabia. Somewhat unexpectedly, Benzema departed Real Madrid for the Saudi Pro League last summer. Nonetheless, his experience in the Middle East has been nothing short of unpleasant. Even with 12 goals for Al-Ittihad, the 2022 Ballon d’Or winner […]


/ 186 days ago

No exit? Benzema's lawyer reveals reason for Al-Ittihad absence

Rumor has it that Karim Benzema is weighing his options after a frustrating six months at Al-Ittihad. Last summer, the Frenchman was widely anticipated to ink a new contract with Real Madrid. So, his decision to go on a free transfer to pursue his career in Saudi Arabia was shocking. What lured him away was […]

Marcelo Gallardo

/ 251 days ago

Marcelo Gallardo joins Benzema and Kante in Saudi Pro League

Marcelo Gallardo has reportedly agreed to become the next manager of Saudi Pro League side Al-Ittihad. The Middle Eastern club previously sacked Nuno Espirito Santo earlier in the month after a poor run of form. Al-Ittihad sat sixth in the standings when they fired the former Wolves and Tottenham Hotspur manager. Gallardo is set to […]

AC Milan

/ 255 days ago

Maldini in talks for Saudi job following departure from AC Milan

Professional soccer in Saudi Arabia has received a lot of attention recently. The league has been around since 1976, but this season, it has attracted more foreign superstars than ever before. Cristiano Ronaldo signing with Al-Nassr in January was the first major move. It saw Saudi Arabia take its first step toward realizing its vision. […]


/ 327 days ago

Al-Ittihad targeting late move for Liverpool star Salah, says report

Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad is set to test Liverpool's willingness to hold on to star winger Mohamed Salah. The Tigers have previously shown interest in signing the Egyptian. However, it has yet to submit a formal bid. This, however, could change in the coming days. Mail Sport is claiming that the Saudi side is preparing […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 334 days ago

Saudi club rekindling interest in Liverpool's Salah

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is once again being targeted by Saudi Pro League side Al Ittihad. David Ornstein of The Athletic is reporting that the Middle Eastern club is reigniting their interest in the 31-year-old star. Al Ittihad had links with the Egyptian earlier in the month. Liverpool, however, currently insists that it has no […]