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Roberto Firmino: Next Saudi Arabian Target? – According to Fabrizio Romano

Liverpool’s Brazilian Ace Enters Saudi Arabian Sights

In the increasingly globalised realm of football, Roberto Firmino, the Brazilian stalwart from Liverpool, finds himself as the new object of attention for Saudi Arabian team, Al-Ahli. This intriguing development comes courtesy of well-regarded transfer pundit, Fabrizio Romano as reported by Football Transfers.

Firmino, with his dizzying array of skills and a cabinet boasting a Champions League trophy, as well as a key role in quenching Liverpool’s 30-year Premier League title thirst, has left an indelible mark on European football.

Yet, as the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. Following in Sadio Mane’s footsteps, who left Liverpool last season, Firmino is poised to bid farewell to the Merseyside giants, with his contract due to expire this summer.

Firmino’s Future: Madrid or Middle-East?

Despite being out of contract, Firmino is far from short of options. Rumours have linked the talented striker to European powerhouses, including Real Madrid. Yet, his career path could see an Eastern turn.

Al-Ahli’s Aspirations and Firmino

As reported by Romano, Saudi club Al-Ahli have expressed significant interest in the 31-year-old maestro. Now under the ownership of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Al-Ahli are looking to recapture past glory. Despite being a founding member of the Pro League and historically one of Saudi Arabia’s footballing titans, recent years have seen them struggling.

Having experienced relegation for the first time in their history in the 2021/22 season, they’ve since bounced back. In their bid to return to the top, they find themselves competing with reigning champions Al-Ittihad, Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr, and Asian Champions League finalists Al-Hilal, all of whom have recently attracted significant talent.

Romano has stated that discussions between Firmino and Al-Ahli are ‘ongoing’, with no final decision yet. The Saudi club is nevertheless preparing for a potential medical, anticipating Firmino’s possible acceptance of their offer.

Could Firmino Embrace the Saudi Surge?

It remains to be seen whether Firmino will join the recent influx of footballing talent moving to Saudi Arabia, enticed by the significant investment pouring into the region’s footballing scene. With Fabrizio Romano providing the latest updates, the next chapter of Roberto Firmino’s illustrious career awaits unfolding.

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