La Liga side Levante signed the Saudi version of Lionel Messi, but the player was nowhere to be seen during his new side's heroic actions of rescuing a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid. The Spanish league teamed up with Saudi Arabia in a rigorous scouting process that saw nine Saudi players transfer over to various La Liga sides.
The partnership between La Liga and Saudi Arabia dictates that none of the clubs will contribute towards wages or transfer fees for the nine Saudi players.
A report explained (via The Sun): “The arrival of Saudi footballers in Spain comes after a rigorous scouting process.
“Spanish clubs have worked for months to capture the player which best fits their team and improves their squad.”
Out of the nine players transferred over, the most notable of signings was Levante's capture of
We will not react in Levante's account again because of not playing the 25 Fahad match — بن عايد- (@Bin_3aid) February 3, 2018
No fahad .. no party— احمد عسيري (@ahmadassiri1) February 3, 2018
Fahad will play ? If not then i am sure you guys will lose— عاصم (@asimarif01) February 2, 2018