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Al Ahli Jeddah signs Firas Al-Buraikan from Al-Fateh

Al Ahli Jeddah has officially signed Saudi international striker Firas Al-Buraikan from Al-Fateh on a five-year contract announcement.

Just a day after he scored and assisted in securing a historic 5-1 victory for Al-Fateh over Al Ahli Jeddah, they announced the deal.

In an effort to revive their season, Al Ahli has opted to sign Al-Buraikan in a €9 million deal, setting a record sale for Al-Fateh.

Al Ahli paid €9m to sign Al-Buraikan

The 23-year-old, who has netted four goals and provided one assist in five games for Al-Fateh this season, will now represent Al Ahli in their inaugural season back in the Saudi Pro League.

Al-Buraikan has officially signed a five-year deal that commits him to Jeddah until the summer of 2028.

Having emerged from the Al-Nassr youth sector, Al-Buraikan made the switch to Al-Fateh in 2021, where he notched 33 goals in 65 appearances.

Al-Buraikan boasts 32 Saudi caps, during which he found the net six times. He was a pivotal part of the squad that competed in the 2023 World Cup, contributing to a memorable victory over Argentina with an assist.

Russell Murray
Russell Murray
Russell Murray is a passionate football journalist whose heart beats to the rhythm of the beautiful game. With an insatiable appetite for all things football, Russell is always seeking to capture the essence of the sport. Also, he strongly believes that Guti and Diego Milito never received the recognition they deserved for their contributions to football.
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