Saudi Sports Minister Abdelaziz Al Faisal commented on the news that Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema may continue their careers in Saudi Arabia. Transmits words LIKE.
It was reported that the Argentine could move to Al-Hilal, and the French could move to Al-Ittahad.
“Wait for the official announcements from the clubs. Al-Faisal will announce them at the right time,” he said.
On 1 June, PSG head coach Christophe Galtier said his game against Clermont will be the 35-year-old’s last game at the Parc des Princes. This was seen as a confirmation of Messi’s departure from the club. But later the Paris club said that the coach was not precise enough – in fact, it was about the last game of this season.
However, according to the French edition, the statement of the Parisians does not change anything about the future of the football player: He will leave the club at the end of the season anyway.
Benzema has been in Madrid since 2009. The striker’s current contract with the team expires on 30 June 2023.
The French footballer, together with Real Madrid, is four times Spanish champion, three times the Cup and four times the country’s Super Cup winner. He has also won the Champions League and the Club World Cup five times.
Previously reportedBenzema turned down an offer from one of the Saudi clubs, which offered him a salary of €200 million per season.
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