Messi’s Saudi adventure sparked by ‘Fairytale Show’

Some press reports have reported on the latest developments in talks between Argentine star Lionel Messi and Saudi club Al-Hilal regarding his contract for the upcoming summer transfer period.

Messi’s contract with the French club expires next June and there are reports confirming his decision to leave for good.

According to the Saudi newspaper Al-Madina, Lionel Messi has made up his mind and has decided to sign with Al-Hilal on a free transfer this summer.

The Saudi newspaper added that Messi agreed with Al Hilal officials all the details of his contract during his recent visit to Riyadh in early May.

The Al-Madina newspaper said the official announcement of Messi’s move to Al-Hilal would be made at the end of the current season, noting that there are other agreements between the two sides that will be announced at a later date.

And the Saudi newspaper concluded that Al-Hilal had upped their offer to Messi in recent days after Barcelona entered into negotiations with the player, including receiving his annual salary, estimated at 500 million euros.

And the well-known Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo has confirmed that Al Hilal, if they manage to secure a contract with Argentine legend Lionel Messi, will look to include Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba during next summer’s Mercato. uniting a close duo, as well as signing another friend of theirs, Sergio Busquets.

Al Hilal have suffered from large fluctuations in results this season, but despite this, they managed to win the title of Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques and finish second in the Club World Cup and the AFC Champions League.

Source: Saudi Media

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