Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have agreed on a deal with Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal for the sale of Brazilian forward Neymar with the deal subject to the player completing his medical.
According to international media reports, Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 from Spanish club Barcelona for a world record transfer fee of 222 million euros ($243 million), missed Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 opener against Lorient on Saturday due to a viral infection.
Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal have agreed a €90 million ($98.6 million) deal with Paris Saint-Germain for Neymar.
As per reports, Brazil’s joint all-time top scorer Neymar was close to agreeing personal terms with Al Hilal as the two clubs negotiated a deal. He will now join Al Hilal on a two-year contract with the option of a third.
Neymar will link up with new teammates Kalidou Koulibaly, Rúben Neves and Sergej Milinković-Savić who all made the move to Al Hilal earlier this summer.
Al Hilal are one of four clubs along with Al Nassr, Al Ahli and Al Ittithad were taken under the ownership of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) in June as part of the country’s so-called “Sports Clubs Investment and Privatization Project.”
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