Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has had his transfer to Saudi Arabian side Al Ahli confirmed by the club’s official social media platforms.
The 31-year-old leaves the Blues after three years in West London which included picking up a Champions League winners medal back in 2021, where he conceded just twice in the club’s seven knockout matches during their run.
— Al-Ahli Saudi Club (@ALAHLI_FCEN) June 28, 2023
Edouard Mendy leaves Stamford Bridge after three years
The Senegalese number one has signed a three-year contract with Al Ahli for $20m and will join his former Chelsea teammates Kalidou Koulibaly and N’Golo Kante in the Saud Arabian Pro League next season- with winger Hakim Ziyech expected to join them next week.
According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Mendy underwent a successful medical on Monday and will earn a base salary of $12m a year plus $3m in add-ons.
In a statement posted on Instagram, Mendy stated, “Although it’s time for me to turn a new page. I sincerely wish the club continued success with the new owners and numerous titles in the years to come.”