Confirmed: Chelsea Centre Back finally completes move to Al Hilal
Al-Hilal have confirmed the signing of Kalidou Koulibaly from Chelsea in a €25 million (£21. 5m/$27.3m) deal.
Koulibaly had long been expected to depart Stamford Bridge and his exit was finally confirmed on Sunday evening. He only joined the Blues last summer and made just 23 appearances during the 2022-23 season.
Koulibaly will not be the last Chelsea player to end up in Saudi Arabia this summer. N'Golo Kante is already on his way to champions Al-Ittihad, while Hakim Ziyech will team up with Cristiano Ronaldo at Al-Nassr and Edouard Mendy is set to join Al-Ahly.
Koulibaly will link up with ex-Wolves star Ruben Neves at Al-Hilal and look to challenge the likes of Al-Ittihad and Al-Nassr to the Saudi Pro League title next season.
Real Madrid Welcome Former Chelsea Centre Back
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Transfer: My family will now live well – Koulibaly reveals why he left Chelsea for Al-Hilal
Former Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly has opened up about why he chose to join a Saudi Pro League club.While highlighting the importance of his big-money move to Al-Hilal, the Senegalese said, as a Muslim, he has arrived in the best country.Koulibaly left Chelsea for the Saudi Arabian club for €23 million after just one year with the Blues.He has signed a three-year contract with Al-Hilal worth €25 million per season, according to football transfer expert Fabrizio Ro...
Done Deal: Chelsea and Al Hilal have approved all contracts for the transfer of Kalidou Koulibaly
Understand Chelsea and Al Hilal have approved all contracts for the transfer of Kalidou Koulibaly to Saudi side. 🔵🇸🇦 #CFC #AlHilalKoulibaly will complete medicals, sign the contract and then be unveiled this weekend as new Al Hilal player.Done deal, here we go confirmed.
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