Senegal international, Edouard Mendy, has left Chelsea after three years at the club to join Al Ahli in Saudi Arabia.
Fabrizio Romano confirmed Edouard Mendy has sealed a move to Al Ahli in Saudi Arabia barely three years into his Chelsea career.
The report adds Mendy will complete his Chelsea medical on Monday before the official unveiling by the Saudi Pro League side.
Edouard Mendy joined Chelsea in 2020 from French Ligue 1 side Rennes and immediately hit the ground running in his Chelsea career.
Signing a five-year contract, the 31-year-old made his Chelsea debut on September 29, 2020 in EFL Cup fourth round defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
He kept a clean sheet in his Premier League debut against Crystal Palace, helping secure a 4-0 win over the Bees.
Edouard Mendy became the first Chelsea goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in his first three Premier League matches after Petr Cech attained the feat in 2004.
Mendy took his brilliant domestic start with Chelsea to the Champions League. He equaled the record of Keylor Navas and Santiago Cantizares for most Champions League clean sheets in a single season after he kept a clean sheet as Chelsea defeated Manchester City in the final to win the trophy.
Edouard Mendy won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, and also reach the FA and EFL Cup final.
Mendy has now made the list of Chelsea players leaving the club to Saudi Arabia. N’Golo Kante joined Al Ittihad while Kalidou Koulibaly is set to join Al Hilal, and Hakim Ziyech to Al Nassr.
Edourd Mendy Transfer
According to BBC Sports, Edouard Mendy’s Chelsea exit was on the corners after he lost his starting berth at the club to understudy goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, after his finger injury.
In 2022, Chelsea reportedly approached Edward Mendy with a new six-year contract with an improved wage offer but Mendy turned it down as it still place the Senegalese on a lower weekly wages than Kepa Arrizabalaga, who was earning £190,000 weekly.
Edourd Mendy injury
In January, 2023, Chelsea confirmed Mendy had picked up a fractured finger injury and has undergone surgery for his recovery.
He reportedly picked up the injury during a training session with the team and had worked closely with Chelsea medical team during his rehabilitation.
Mendy returned to the squad in March after a successful surgical operation on the fractured finger.
Edouard Mendy Salary
Mendy signed a five-year contract with Chelsea worth £13.52m. His estimated annual salary at the club was £2.7m while his weekly wage was £50,000.
Edouard Mendy height
Edourd Mendy’s height is 1.94m, few meters taller than his understudy goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is 1.86m.
Edouard Mendy wife
Edouard Mendy’s wife is Belinda. The exact date Edouard Mendy and Belinda started their love journey and later get married is unknown. The couple have chosen to keep their marital life off the spotlights of the media. They have one child, a son, together who was born in 2015.
Edouard Mendy’s Al Ahli contract
Mendy signed a three-year contract with Al Ahli with details of the deal yet to be disclosed. According to reports, Chelsea are expected to pocket about £50m from the deal with the Senegal international expected to bag a better deal with an increased pay than what he received at Chelsea.
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