Hakim Ziyech Al Nassr transfer: Al Nassr have agreed personal terms with Chelsea’s Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech for a transfer this summer. The player is expected to officially move on from London this week, and has agreed a contract with Al Nassr until 2026.
The Premier League club will receive a transfer fee for Ziyech, who has had a stop-start time at Stamford Bridge since joining them from Ajax. He hasn’t been able to lock down a spot in the starting line-up, and has been in and out of the squad. The fee has not been revealed as of yet, but the two clubs have agreed on the amount it will take to secure the move.
However, he was able to help them win the Champions League in 2021, and then go on to win the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. The Moroccan also impressed during the 2022 World Cup when they were able to make it to the semi finals of the competition against all odds, but were unable to overcome defending champions France.
Hakim Ziyech Al Nassr transfer update: Move almost finalised
After their insane number of signings in 22/23, Chelsea need to clear out their squad to make the number manageable. And owing to his limited contributions for the team, Ziyech has been deemed surplus to requirements and will now take up a new challenge in the Middle East.
The Moroccan will join Cristiano Ronaldo at Al Nassr, who made the move to Saudi Arabia during the January transfer window. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has paved the way for many European players to move to Saudi Arabia this summer.
His former Real Madrid teammate, Karim Benzema, has already joined him in the Saudi Pro League after signing for Al Ittihad. Hakim Ziyech’s Chelsea teammate N’Golo Kante is set to join Al Ittihad as well, while Kalidou Koulibaly is set to move to Al Hilal.
Hakim Ziyech will be accompanied by Edouard Mendy to Saudi Arabia as well, with the goalkeeper reaching an agreement with Al Ahli for a move. All three remaining deals with Saudi Arabia will be completed this week, with them being in the advanced stages right now.