They paid PSG to sign Neymar for an amount of 90 million euros Al Hilal It was a setback in the global transfer market as the 31-year-old striker was not expected to arrive in Saudi Arabian football as many viewed it as an “early retirement”. Although it was assumed that the “10” would shine with the Blues, a serious injury meant he was no longer on the pitch for the club and his national team. For this reason, the blue team has decided to leave the captain of Verdeamarela out of the squad, but has not terminated his contract, as was circulated on social networks.
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Did Al Hilal terminate Neymar's contract?
NO. Although there was a rumor that the Saudi club had terminated Neymar's contract, that is not true. But due to the Brazilian's complicated injury, the management made a strategic decision. Al Hilal has decided not to place “Ney” on the season’s roster to make room for the placement of its latest addition: Renan Lodi. In this way, the foreign quota would not be “wasted” and the “10” would be restored and available for the next edition of the Saudi Pro League. This means he will return to the team when he is in optimal condition, but next season.
Neymar joined Al Hilal in 2023. Photo: Al Hilal
Renan Lodi signed with Al Hilal
The Brazilian defender left Olympique Marseille, agreed with the Blues as their new reinforcement and signed for 23 million euros. Since there was no room for another foreign player in the Saudi Arabian team, they decided to remove the injured Neymar so that his teammate could be on the list.
Renan Lodi will play for Al Hilal. Photo: Al Hilal
This was Neymar's first goal with Al-Hilal
Just a few days before his injury, Neymar made his debut with Al-Hilar and even scored his first goal in the Saudi Pro League. Relive the Brazilian star's goal HERE.
What is Neymar's worth?
Neymar has a rating of 45 million eurosaccording to the specialist portal Transfermarkt.