Not from the Big Five… a surprising Saudi offer for Mourinho

Jose Mourinho’s name has been frequently linked in recent months to working in Saudi Arabia, but the club he was nominated for was always one of the giants of the Rushen League.

Al-Shabab Club tried to contract with Mourinho days after his dismissal from Roma, but the “Special One” at the time rejected the offer, leaving the door open for him to work one day in Saudi Arabia.

But surprisingly, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper published a report that the Portuguese coach is a strong candidate to work in a Saudi club that is not one of the top clubs, but rather one of the rookies in the Rushen League.

Which Saudi club is Mourinho nominated to coach?

According to the report, Al-Qadisiyah Club, one of the newcomers to the Saudi League, has a great desire to obtain Mourinho’s signature and to supervise his future project.

Al-Qadisiyah Club is owned by the famous Aramco company, which intends to invest millions next summer to ensure that the team continues among the adults and competes in all championships.

Al-Qadisiyah is considered one of the oldest clubs in Saudi Arabia and has a large fan base, but it has suffered a lot over the last decade and has been relegated more than once to the second division.

What is Mourinho’s position on training Al-Qadisiyah Saudi Arabia?

According to another report from the Talk Sport network, Mourinho will visit Al-Qadisiyah Club at the end of this May to see the club’s facilities and negotiate his leadership in the next season.

Mourinho does not mind coaching Al-Qadisiyah or any other Saudi club, but he still dreams of continuing in European stadiums in the coming period.

So far, Mourinho has no significant European offers, which makes it highly likely that he will move to the Saudi League if a suitable offer arrives for him.

Al-Qadisiyah wants to include big stars to compete at all levels

Over the past months, the Saudi media have confirmed that Al-Qadisiyah wants to conclude major contracts similar to what the big quintet did in the Saudi League, “Al-Hilal, Al-Nasr, Al-Ahli, Al-Ittihad, and Al-Shabab.”

Indeed, the name of the ancient club has been linked to the inclusion of Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne, whose contract with the English club expires in the summer of 2025 and will most likely leave next summer.

There are other top players on Al-Qadisiyah’s radar as well, and Aramco is expected to pump in huge millions, as it did last summer, in order to see the club among the big boys again.