The Barcelona player, Brazilian Rafinha, resolved his position on a move to the Saudi Professional League “Roshen League” during the next summer Mercato, according to Catalan newspaper Sport.

Barcelona needs to sell some players this summer; Due to the club’s financial problems, the Brazilian star is at the top of the list expected to go, especially as he is not a regular player and earns a high annual salary.

But Rafinha reportedly has no intention of leaving for the Saudi Professional League, and wants to continue with FC Barcelona, although English clubs are also interested in Zafar for his services.

Al-Hilal had tried to annex Rafinha during the summer mercatu, and reports confirmed the Barcelona administration’s welcome of the move, but the deal was not done; Because of the Brazilian star’s refusal.

Everyone knows the difficult financial situation Barcelona are going through, although its chairman Juan Laporta has publicly acknowledged that the club has received important offers for a large part of its players, and that they have been rejected for their importance in the ranks of the team, the reality is that the Catalan club must sell some of its stars to confront its current financial crisis.
Rafinha, 27, joined Barcelona in July 2022, coming from England’s Leeds United, for 58 million euros, plus 9 million euros of variables.

The player played with Al Barsa 79 match across all competitions, during which 16 scored a goal with 22 assists, his contract with the Catalan club expires in June 2027, and his current market value is 50 million euros, based on Transfair Market data.

Saudi League attracts world stars
The Saudi Professional League has seen a remarkable uptick recently, following huge investments from clubs over the past period, and the league clubs have contracted the world’s leading football stars, such as Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, Ruben Neymar Jr., Fabinho, French Karim Benzema, N ‘Golo Kante, Algeria Riad Mahrez, Senrez, Senegal Sadio Mani and Caledo Kibali.
Teams run by the Saudi Investment Fund (Al-Hilal, Al-Nasr, Etihad and Al-Ahly) are planning high-calibre deals during the upcoming summer transfer window.

Al-Hilal is top of the Saudi League table with 71 points, 12 ahead of Al-Nasr Club. Al-Ahli Club is third with 48 points, then Federation (defending champions) is fourth with 66 points, after 25 rounds of Saudi competition.

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