Michael Emenalo, Football Director of the Saudi Pro League (SPL) and head of Saudi Arabia’s Player Acquisition Center of Excellence (PACE), admitted that the Saudi Pro League was “fiercely competitive” during the transfer season. summer. Now, the focus is on recruiting the world’s most classy stars at the winter market, with The Premier League is considered the number one market.
“Any signings that we need to make for clubs in the tournament, with time and preparation, we believe they are the best quality additions. I believe Saudi Arabian clubs already have them.” They have also prepared everything, especially in training, so that the new contracts can quickly adapt and play well. This will help the quality of our tournament really improve. elevation,” Emenalo said.
Emenalo’s main task in the Saudi Pro League is to promote transfer deals. In addition, the former Chelsea Technical Director was also tasked with developing more young “homegrown” talents to help the Saudi Arabia national team strengthen before hosting the 2034 World Cup.
Last September, Emenalo talked about SPL’s goals with Marca newspaper. “Saudi Pro League strives to become one of the top 5 football leagues in the world. This is a realistic and achievable goal for the SPL. We do not know whether it can happen in 3, 5 or 7 years But we have the motivation to turn our goals into reality in the future,” the former Nigerian player added.
Minh Duc | 11:21 November 17, 2023