World Cup winner headed to Saudi Arabia?! Al-Ahli chasing Atletico Madrid star Rodrigo De Paul

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  • Al-Ahli submit bid to sign Rodrigo De Paul
  • Formal offer forwarded to player's camp
  • De Paul could join the likes of Firmino and Mendy

WHAT HAPPENED? Another star from Europe could be on his way to Saudi Arabia as Al-Ahli have reportedly submitted a formal bid worth €32m to La Liga giants Atletico Madrid as they look to sign midfielder Rodrigo De Paul this summer, according to Fabrizio Romano.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Romano further reports that the Saudi Pro League side's proposal has been forwarded to the World Cup-winning star's representatives who will now evaluate the offer.

AND WHAT'S MORE: The Saudi club has already added some big names from Europe to their roster this summer which includes players like Roberto Firmino, Edouard Mendy, Franck Kessie and Allan Saint-Maximin and De Paul will further bolster their squad.

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WHAT NEXT FOR Al-Ahli? Al-Ahli are off to a flying start in the 2023/24 season, winning their first two matches comfortably. They will face Al-Akhdoun in a Saudi Pro League clash on August 24.