This Wednesday morning, press reports came as a deafening surprise as officials from Saudi club Ittihad Jeddah made a formal offer to Argentine legend Lionel Messi, star of French team Paris Saint-Germain, to sign him during the upcoming summer season. transitional period.
The 35-year-old Argentine flea, whose contract expires in the French princes park, on June 30 of the current year 2023, with no possibility of the player’s intention to renew with the Parisian team.
According to several international press reports, the Argentine legend turned down two offers from the Parisian team to renew his contracts with them, as well as attempts by Al Hilal club officials to officially include the player.
It is worth noting that the offer submitted by leader Al-Hilali to receive the services of the 2022 World Cup star was approximately one billion 500 million Saudi Riyals for one sports season.
According to journalist Ahmed Asiri, he confirmed that the Federal Administration, led by Anmar Al-Khaili, had submitted a formal offer to Lionel worth 88 million euros (349 million SAR) for the season.
Asiri tweeted through his official Twitter account that the federal proposal was presented to Jorge Messi, father and agent of the Argentine legend, at a meeting in the French capital.
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He also explained that Al-Ittihad offered the Argentinean player other intangible incentives to persuade him to join the Jeddah team and receive his services, namely:
– A huge house in which the player will live with his family during his game period with Al-Ittihad.
– Fans of Ittihad Jeddah, which cannot be compared with any other team in the Asian continent.