The Association corrects the false FIFA calendar: The Saudi League closes the transfer market on Thursday

The Association corrects the false FIFA calendar: The Saudi League closes the transfer market on Thursday

The Saudi Federation and the Football League confirmed on Thursday, September 7, the end of the summer transfer period, after there was confusion about the specified period, especially since the transfer schedule on the International Federation (FIFA) website indicated its end on the 20th of this month , which caused the current controversy in Europe about the end of the Saudi Mercato on the 20th of this month, while the truth is: “FIFA” has set September 7th as the date for the Saudi Professional League and the 12th of the same month the transfer market for to close the Saudi First Division League, while the 20th of the same month was set as the date for the closure of the Premier League transfer market. the second.

The ambiguity of the FIFA website and the uncertainty of the European media, as well as Jürgen Klopp's statements, caused him to create a false controversy about the Saudi League transfer market.

The Saudi association and the league issued a joint statement on Monday saying: “As we informed clubs in Saudi Arabia on June 30, registrations for player transfers to the Saudi League will begin on Thursday, September 7 , closed."

Last month, German Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool's England manager, expressed concern over the summer transfer deadline in Saudi Arabia.

Since the beginning of this year, Saudi clubs have signed more than one international star, including the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved to Al-Nassr, the then French striker Karim Benzema, the best player in the world last year, and the Brazilian Neymar. and other stars such as Brazilian Roberto Firmino and former Liverpool captain Jordan. Henderson.

The name of Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Liverpool's striker, has also recently been linked to rumors of a possible transfer to Al-Ittihad, which, according to the British press, made a verbal offer to Liverpool last Friday.

The deal was reportedly worth £100m upfront, plus £50m.

Coach Klopp denied rumors about Salah's possible departure from Liverpool.

Last year, Salah extended his contract with Liverpool for a further three seasons and his agent confirmed last month that the Egyptian star has no intention of leaving Anfield.

Sabalenka is targeting the Flushing Meadows title and the top spot in the world rankings

Aryna Sabalenka will face Daria Kasatkina in the fourth round of the United States Open Tennis Championships on Monday with great confidence after the Belarusian player guaranteed she would take the number one spot in the world rankings.

According to Reuters, second-seeded Sabalenka, who has reached the semi-finals of the last two Grand Slam tournaments, will be sure to take over the top spot in the rankings from Iga Szwijntek when the new list is announced on September 11, according to El -Defending champion said goodbye to the competition on Sunday.

Shevyontek lost 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 to former French Open champion Elena Ostapenko, and Sabalenka, who has won 20 times in 22 matches at major tournaments this year, will try to find new success achieve after achieving one of her main goals.

Sabalenka said: "Topping the world rankings in women's singles is one of the things I have dreamed of since I was a little girl, at the beginning of my tennis career."

She added: "It's an incredible feeling to be included in this list of players who have achieved this and it's a great honor to be able to call myself number one."

While Sabalenka will play in the evening, defending men's champion Carlos Alcarras will start against unseeded Italian Matteo Arnaldi, with the 20-year-old looking to win his third Grand Slam title.

Tunisian Anas Jabeur, called “Minister of Happiness” in her country, will face China’s Qing Qinwen with the aim of continuing her career and realizing her dream of becoming the first African or Arab woman to win a title in singles competitions wins. at major tournaments.

The Tunisian player, who won the last game despite having a cold, said: “This is a tournament to enjoy. It's no fun to play when I'm sick. “I feel like this tournament is testing me and showing that I have great strength and that I can go on and maybe get a great result.” 

Next Post Previous Post
No Comment
Add Comment
comment url