Türkiye's Merih Demiral on Saturday said he moved to Saudi football club Al-Ahli from Italy's Atalanta, signing a three-year contract.
"I don't like to lose. I want my team to be always at the top. Our fans turn any stadium into a burning volcano. I watched their show in the first game and I got really impressed," Demiral said in a video message on X, formerly Twitter.
"I can't wait to play for them. I'm Merih Demiral. I'm ready to fight."
"Merhaba, Demiral! Our new warrior," tweeted the Jeddah-based Saudi Pro League club.
The 25-year-old has also played for Fenerbahce, Alcanenense, Sporting CP, Juventus, and the Turkish national team.
Al-Ahli are run by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, which also owns Newcastle. They have also signed stars such as Edouard Mendy, Roger Ibanez, Franck Kessie, Allan Saint-Maximin, Riyad Mahrez, and Roberto Firmino.