Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti talked about the qualitative shift that the clubs in the Saudi league have made recently by inviting a group of international stars from various world leagues.
The Saudi League is currently undergoing a complex and drastic change with the recruitment of many international stars, starting with Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo who joined the global ranks during last Mercato winter.
Carlo Ancelotti praises the Saudi experience
The coach of Real Madrid’s first football team spoke at a press conference before the match against Almeria, emphasizing that the Saudi League has every right to do everything by the rules.
He was asked about the best players in the world going to Saudi Arabia and the Italian coach responded to the Spanish media by saying: “Saudi Arabia has invested a lot of money in improving the league.”
He continued, “And so they have the right to do so as long as they follow the rules. The big players are interested in this, and the Saudis’ moves mean they can do it.
Ittihad Jeddah managed to include one of Real Madrid’s brightest players, French star Karim Benzema, who shone brilliantly under the Italian coach.
And the French star was satisfied with the period spent within the walls of Beze, so she chose to move to Saudi League Roshan For professionals due to the Meringue update.