Official: Shikabala completes Al Raed loan move
Saudi side Al-Raed have completed the signing of Mahmoud Abdel-Razek Shikabala from Egyptian side Zamalek on a one-year loan deal.
After a lot of speculation surrounding Shikabala’s future at his boyhood club, a deal between the 31-year-old and Al Raed was confirmed by the Saudi club via their official Twitter account on Thursday. The Zamalek captain is set to leave the White Castle for last season’s fifth-placed team in the Saudi Professional League.
Kingfut can confirm that the winger is set to earn triple his previous wage at Zamalek which could add up to $300,000, in a deal that’s worth $100,000 which is to set to be paid in two installments.
The contract is due to be signed on Thursday evening in Cairo in the presence of Al Raed’s vice-president Abdulrahman Al-Abed, the player, and a representative from Zamalek.
The Whites’ captain has played for a total of five clubs throughout his career; Zamalek, Ismaily, Al Wasl UAE, PAOK and Sporting CP.
Shikbala joins his fellow countrymen Hossam Ghaly, Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim Kahraba, Essam El-Hadary, Mohamed Abdel-Shafy and Mostafa Fathi who already play in the Saudi league.
The Zamalek skipper is among a large number of players who departed the White Castle this season, including Salah Rico, Eslam Gamal, Shawky El-Said, Ibrahim Salah, Ali Fathy.
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