Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Neymar (foto: Uradni Twitter profil kluba/zveze)
The football world is abuzz as Saudi Arabian powerhouse Al Hilal grapples with internal challenges, overshadowing their recent performances on the field.
At the heart of the turmoil is a reported rift between the club's high-profile Brazilian acquisition, Neymar, and their seasoned coach, Jorge Jesus.
The tension between the two football giants became evident following a surprising 1:1 draw against Uzbekistan's Navbahor in the Asian Champions League. While the match was anticipated to be a straightforward win for Al Hilal, it instead spotlighted the team's internal dynamics.
Sources close to the club have hinted at Neymar's nonchalant behavior and his alleged requests to the club's management for a change in coaching staff. This has led to speculation about the future of both Neymar and Jesus with the club.
The atmosphere in the locker room is reportedly divided, further complicated by the presence of other star players like Aleksandar Mitrović and Sergej Milinković-Savić. With so much at stake, both in terms of finance and reputation, the coming days are crucial for Al Hilal as they navigate this challenging phase.
Football enthusiasts and analysts alike are keenly watching, waiting to see how this saga unfolds and what it means for the future of Al Hilal and Saudi Arabian football.