Al-Nasr close to signing Ronaldo’s Real Madrid teammate
According to press reports, Saudi Al-Nasr football club began an urgent search for a replacement for their injured Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina.
David Ospina suffered a fracture in one of his ulna bones, due to which he will miss at least 6 weeks of victory.
And the Spanish newspaper Marca reported that Al-Nasr’s administration had entered into negotiations to include Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, Paris Saint-Germain, at the request of French coach Rudy Garcia.
Marca has confirmed that talks between the two clubs are expected to be finally resolved on the sidelines of Paris Saint-Germain’s visit to the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.
The Parisian club will play a friendly match with the stars of Al-Hilal and Al-Nasr clubs on Thursday, January 19, at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.
The Spanish newspaper pointed out that the Al Nasr club had offered other alternatives to goalkeeper Keylor Navas, most notably Moroccan Mounir Al Mohammadi, Al Wahda’s Saudi goalkeeper, but the Costa Rican remains a priority in the current winter transfers.
Marca said there are many factors that motivate Navas to move towards a Saudi victory, including the presence of his former Real Madrid teammate, Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as his departure from PSG coach Christophe Galtier. Germaine since the beginning of the season.
The Al Nasr administration has prepared €4 million to keep Keylor Navas on a salary until the end of the current season, with the possibility of extending his contract for next season.
Notably, Keylor Navas, 36, has been playing for Paris Saint-Germain since 2019, after Real decided to ditch him after signing Belgian Thibault Courtois.