Al Hilal Never Offered $776 Million or Negotiated With Kylian Mbappe, Says Saudi Football Executive

Published 11/21/2023, 4:12 AM EST

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Kylian Mbappe has been the dominant subject of a roller-coaster transfer drama. Many believed that the PSG star’s next destination was Real Madrid. However, this assumption was tarnished when rumors of Mbappe receiving a tremendous offer from Al-Hilal spread like wildfire. Now, the reality behind the offer is finally out.

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The thought of Mbappe receiving a whopping offer from Al-Hilal seemed appropriate for the soccer fans, as many top players left for the Middle East in search of greener pastures. Moreover, Mbappe following in the footsteps of soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo made absolute sense to them. However, the Saudi Football Executive has shocked the soccer world by revealing the truth behind Mbappé’s move to Saudi Arabia.

Kylian Mbappe never received an offer from Al-Hilal

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Some sources said that Mbappe received a lucrative offer of $776 million from Saudi club Al-Hilal in an attempt to lure him to the country. However, now the truth is finally out as the Saudi Football Executive, Saad Al Lazeez, broke his silence. He declared, “Neither we (recruitment program) nor Al Hilal negotiated with Kylian Mbappé.” The words of Al Lazeez have effectively dispelled all misinformation about the 24-year-old’s upcoming significant decision.

Back then, the rumor was considered ground-breaking, as the amount mentioned was one of the biggest deals in sports. This false information went around in July, and then top players like Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante moved to the Middle East after Ronaldo. Also, Saudi clubs offered outlandish deals to soccer stars and made fans believe the rumor. Interestingly, some prominent NBA stars believed it and shared hilarious reactions through their social media handle.

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 NBA stars commented on PSG star’s unbelievable offer

Saudi clubs have made it evident that they are ready to spend a fortune to form an elite team for the global stage. Surprisingly, soccer stars getting huge offers were closely observed by many top athletes, including NBA legend LeBron James. When he knew about Mbappe receiving this monumental deal, he tweeted, “Me headed to Saudi when they call @RichPaul4 and @mavcarter for that 1-year deal!” Even Giannis Antetokounmpo found it hard to stay silent. He made a hilarious comment on X, “Al Hilal, you can take me. I look like Kylian Mbappe.

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Another NBA legend, Draymond Green, made another comment that gave his fans a good laugh. He wrote, “They got basketball leagues too right? I don’t the ink on my contract has dried up yet.“Nonetheless, the truth is out and proved that Mbappe never received the out-of-the-bounds offer. What are your thoughts on the Saudi Football Executive’s revelation? Let us know your conclusions in the comments below.

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