Saudi Clubs Attempt to Sign the Belgian Star, but There's a Catch!

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Certainly, Kevin De Bruyne is undeniably one of the most sought-after players in the Saudi Pro League, and several clubs will try to persuade him to sign with them during the upcoming summer transfer window. However, it seems that the task will not be easy with a ready-made plan in place for the player regarding his future with Manchester City.

A reporter revealed this plan, which may come as a shock to Saudi clubs eager to acquire the Belgian player. He explained that De Bruyne wishes to extend his contract, which expires in the summer of 2025, and then retire with the club's shirt at around the age of 35.

He emphasized that this is still just an idea in De Bruyne's mind, and there has been no discussion about it with Manchester City yet. It should be noted that this plan was conceived before the first Saudi offer reached him from the Saudi Pro League.


The Saudi Pro League has influenced the decisions of several players from European leagues, such as the transfer of Sergej Milinković-Savić from Juventus to Al-Hilal, convincing Marcelo Brozović to choose Al-Nassr over Barcelona, and leading Karim Benzema to reconsider extending his contract with Real Madrid, opting to wear the Al-Ittihad jersey. Will De Bruyne's plan change next summer? That remains to be seen!

All ongoing reports confirm the continued efforts of Saudi clubs, particularly the Saudi Investment Fund, to acquire stars from major European leagues during the upcoming transfer window.