Italy midfielder Marco Verratti has accomplished a transfer to Qatari aspect Al-Arabi from Paris St-Germain for a reported 45m euros (£38.7m).
He’s the second high-profile European-based participant to safe a deal to Qatar in per week.
Aston Villa’s Philippe Coutinho joined Al-Duhail on a season-long mortgage final Friday.
Verratti gained 9 Ligue 1 titles with PSG after becoming a member of in 2012, whereas he additionally helped Italy win Euro 2020.
“I used to be very proud to put on the colors of Paris St-Germain for greater than a decade, to rub shoulders with so many nice gamers and to win 30 trophies,” Verratti advised the PSG website.
“Paris, the membership and its supporters will at all times have a really particular place in my coronary heart. I will probably be Parisian endlessly.”
Verratti turns into the newest European participant to maneuver to the Center East, after many made the change to the Saudi Professional League throughout the summer season.
The 30-year-old’s former PSG team-mate Neymar moved to Al-Hilal for £77.6m in August.
He’ll hyperlink up with former PSG man Rafinha, twin brother of Liverpool midfielder Thiago, at Al-Arabi, with the pair having performed in Paris with each other between 2020 and 2022.
The Italian had been linked with a transfer to the Saudi Professional League, however no membership was capable of get a deal performed by the 7 September switch deadline.