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  • Do Al-Ahli Have What It Takes to Secure a First Podium Finish in Four Years?

    Al-Ahli coach Matthias Jaissle has been widely regarded as one of the best coaching prospects in the old continent, thanks to his impressive stint with Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg. Still, the coach has not enjoyed a very successful start to life in the Arabian Kingdom, but it is more of a success than a failure though.  …

  • Could Ruben Neves Already Be Set for an Early Premier League Return?

    Ruben Neves sent shockwaves through European football when he decided to part ways with Wolves and head to Al-Hilal this past summer as part of a bunch of football superstars who landed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in that same period. Now, and according to the latest British reports, the Saudi Public Investment Fund…

  • Analysis: How the Bad Timing of Signings Like Benzema & Kanté Has Influenced the Season Of Al-Ittihad

    Al-Ittihad have had a poor start to the league season by their standards, as the title holders have struggled to keep on playing their best football, which made them reach the glory of the Saudi Professional League. The Tigers strengthened their squads in the latest transfer window with world-class superstars like Karim Benzema and N’Golo…

  • Who is Al-Hilal’s Most Irreplaceable Player?

    Al-Hilal have several world-class superstars figuring in their respective ranks, most notably, after the historical transfer window that the Saudi capital club had last summer. Most of the players who have joined The Blues have brought a valuable addition to the team. Ruben Neves, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Yassine Bono, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Malcom have all turned…

  • Analysis: Could Merih Demiral Follow in the Footsteps of Edouard Mendy and Roger Ibanez?

    Al-Ahli star defender Merih Demiral has joined The Greens from Serie A club Atalanta in the latest transfer window. The defender has not been fortunate with injuries, as he is yet to make his come-back to feature with the club, and has not had the chance to build a strong relationship with the supporters. The club…

  • Yassine Bono: The Main Reason Why Al-Hilal Are Leading the Saudi Pro League Table?

    No Neymar, no problem: Al-Hilal sit atop the league table, four points above Al-Nassr and nine above Al-Ahli, having won 11 in a row in all competitions. Jorge Jesus’ side picked up their third straight 2-0 win on November 10 with Aleksandar Mitrovic opening the scoring in the 81st minute whilst Mohammed Kanno sealed the…

  • When Could Cristiano Ronaldo and Cristiano Jr. Play Together for Al-Nassr?

    Cristiano Ronaldo joined the ranks of Saudi capital club Al-Nassr earlier this year, and since his arrival, he has been able to play his best football again, most notably this season, as he is leading the goalscoring standings of the Saudi Professional League. But, Cristiano Ronaldo or not, age does not make any exception. The…

  • Struggling for Minutes at Real Madrid, Could Luka Modric’s Next Step be Saudi Arabia?

    Luka Modric has enjoyed a legendary career at Real Madrid that has featured five Champions League titles, but he finds himself second-choice for the first time in over a decade. The impressive rise of England international wonderkid Jude Bellingham has seen the Croatian fail even more in the pecking order of Carlo Ancelotti. The Captain…

  • After Carrasco, Saiss and Diallo, Who Should Al-Shabab’s Next Big-Name Signing Be?

    From Yannick Carrasco to Ever Banega to Habib Diallo to Romain Saiss, Al-Shabab have assembled a long list of big-name veterans who have departed Europe in order to suit up for the White Lions. Today, we’re taking a look at two players who could very well make the leap to the Riyadh-based club soon.  …

  • Can Cristiano Ronaldo Lead Al-Nassr to Their First-Ever AFC Champions League Title?

    As he approaches 39 years of age, Cristiano Ronaldo is plying his trade outside of Europe for the first time in his life, but he remains an unstoppable force in front of goal for Saudi club Al-Nassr. Having won four UEFA Champions League titles with Real Madrid and one with Manchester United, he’ll now be…