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Leagues: La Liga

/ 4 days ago

Modric could move to MLS or Saudi Arabia this summer

Everyone can agree that Luka Modric is having a tough time of it this season for Real Madrid. Tchouameni, Valverde, Kroos, and Camavinga have all started ahead of the 38-year-old veteran under Carlo Ancelotti's watch. Modric was a mainstay in Real Madrid's starting lineup last season, so this is a big change. The midfielder reportedly […]

Benzema

/ 11 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. […]

AS Roma

/ 13 days ago

US owners in talks with Saudis for sale of Roma

Italian media outlets have reported that the current American owners of Roma are in talks to sell the club to Saudi investors. Since acquiring Newcastle recruiting Cristiano Ronaldo to Al-Nassr, Saudi Arabia has been making a bigger splash in the soccer globe. Recently, four teams supported by the state investment fund PIF were quite active […]

AC Milan

/ 14 days ago

MLS or Saudi Arabia? Giroud's agent hints about next club

The future of Olivier Giroud is one matter that the AC Milan hierarchy will need to address in the next weeks. The conclusion of the season marks the expiration of the Frenchman's contract. Could we see Giroud in MLS in the future? His importance to Stefano Pioli's team has only grown since he joined, despite […]

Saudi Arabia

/ 19 days ago

Wayne Rooney makes U-turn on prior rejection of lucrative deal

Supposedly, after his 83-day managerial disaster with Birmingham City, Wayne Rooney is prepared to return to club management. His brief stint in Birmingham ended with his dismissal last month. Since then, the former Manchester United star and his family have been on vacation in Dubai. The 38-year-old had a rather challenging run. He won only […]

AS Roma

/ 27 days ago

Lukaku makes massive Saudi claim to ignite transfer talk

According to recent statements from Romelu Lukaku, the Saudi Pro League may be getting its newest celebrity player in a transfer. The Belgian striker's future at Roma’s Stadio Olimpico is uncertain, according to reports, as Chelsea are hoping to cash in on his sale. During Wednesday's friendly match in Riyadh, Roma defeated Al-Shabab 2-1 thanks […]

Jordan Henderson

/ 39 days ago

Serie A giants offer Henderson escape route from Saudi Arabia

As a possible early exit from his contentious transfer to Saudi Arabia, Jordan Henderson is allegedly in discussions to join Italian giants on loan. Six months ago, the veteran made history by leaving Liverpool for Saudi Arabia's Al-Ettifaq, a club backed by the PIF. He was among the most prominent players from the Premier League […]

Jordan Henderson

/ 46 days ago

Unhappy Henderson wants Premier League return – but there's a catch

After a little under six months away from the Premier League, Jordan Henderson is considering a shocking transfer back from Saudi Arabia. In July, the 33-year-old left Liverpool after 12 years to sign with Steven Gerrard's Al-Ettifaq. The Saudi Pro League club reportedly paid about $15 million to acquire his talents and experience. Notwithstanding his […]

Saudi Arabia

/ 53 days ago

Europe faces danger from Saudi League's new 2024 regulation

The Saudi Pro League (SPL) is considering changing its rules to expand its already massive roster of A-list players to even greater heights. The SPL has quickly become one of Asia's most prominent leagues and continues to look at ways to grow it. By 2024-25, the Saudi Pro League will have adopted new regulations that […]

Firmino

/ 54 days ago

Former EPL star ready to quit Saudi nightmare after six months

Although he has only been at Saudi club Al-Ahli for six months, former Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino may be ready to call it quits. When his contract with Liverpool expired in June 2023, the Brazilian striker chose to depart for free. The wealthy Saudi Pro League (SPL), Al-Ahli then swooped in over the summer and […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 55 days ago

Saudi Pro League set to lure first Italian referee after EPL block

Following Al-Nassr's signing of Cristiano Ronaldo last year, the Saudi government has shifted its attention to soccer at an increasing rate. European soccer was rocked in the summer when a slew of players received massive transfer bids from clubs funded by the sovereign wealth fund. Neymar, Roberto Mancini, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Karim Benzema, and Karim Benzema […]