Italian international Marco Verratti has agreed personal terms with Saudi Arabia Pro League side Al Hilal.
The vastly experienced 30-year-old has enjoyed a successful 11 years in the French capital but believes now is the right time for pastures new after being offered a lucrative contract by the Riyadh-based outfit.
Marco Verratti set for Al Hilal switch?
Despite seemingly keen on moving Verratti out of the club earlier in the season, PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi has not yet given the green light to a potential move according to Fabrizio Romano.
Paris Saint-Germain Nasser Al Khelaifi has not given green light yet to Marco Verratti’s move to Al Hilal. 🔴🔵🇮🇹
No intention to accept €30m initial fee, PSG pretend way more than this.
Verratti already verbally agreed three year deal with Al Hilal. pic.twitter.com/1qd8eLmAaM
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 31, 2023
The former Pescara man has already verbally accepted a three-year deal to join fellow midfield stars Ruben Neves and Sergej Milinkovic Savic at the Pro League side but the French champions are currently holding out for more than the $33m fee that is being offered by Al Hilal.
During his long spell at the Parc des Princes, Verratti has won nine Ligue 1 titles and six Coupe de France trophies with the Parisian giants.