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    Saudi club Al-Shabab signs Carrasco from Atletico Madrid


    Sep 5, 2023

    Saudi Gazette report

    RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Al-Shabab officially announced on Monday the signing of Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco from Atletico Madrid, marking a significant addition to their squad.

    Al-Shabab shared a video on their official “X” account featuring the 30-year-old Carrasco with the caption, “No matter what they say, Carrasco is now a lion.”

    Carrasco brings a wealth of experience to Al-Shabab, having played 266 matches for Atletico Madrid. During his time with the Spanish club, he scored 47 goals and provided 45 assists. He also helped Atletico Madrid secure two major titles, including La Liga and the UEFA Europa League.

    The Belgian star began his career in Belgium before moving to AS Monaco in France and later joining Atletico Madrid. His time in Spain was interspersed with a loan spell in the Chinese Super League.

    Carrasco’s arrival at Al-Shabab is expected to bolster the team’s attacking options and add creativity to their midfield. His experience and track record in top-level European football make him a valuable asset for the club as they aim for success in domestic competitions.

    Al-Shabab fans are undoubtedly excited about this high-profile signing, and they will be hoping that Carrasco’s skills and contributions on the pitch will help the team achieve their goals in the upcoming season. Carrasco’s presence is sure to add to the excitement surrounding the club’s prospects for the future.

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