Saudi 360 – Al-Ittihad Club succeeded in strengthening its defense line by signing the Italian Luis Felipe, coming from the Spanish ranks of Real Betis, on the last day of the summer transfer period for the 2023/24 season.
Reliable journalist Fabrizio Romano reported, through his account on the “X” social networking site, that Union Club Luis Felipe, 26, was signed from Real Betis for 25 million euros.
While journalist Nicolo Schira, who specializes in the transfer market, stated through his account on the “X” website, that Luis Felipe has signed a contract with Al-Ittihad Club until June 2026 and will receive an annual salary of 10 million euros.
🚨 Urgent and official:
– Saudi 360 (@ sport360Saudi) September 7, 2023
Defender Luis Felipe played with the clubs Ituano, Salernitana and Lazio in Italy before moving to Spanish club Real Betis in the summer of 2022.
Luis Felipe participated in 34 matches with Real Betis in all competitions and did not contribute any goals, while receiving 6 yellow cards and 3 red cards, according to the Transfer Market website.
It is worth noting that Luis Felipe is Al-Ittihad’s fifth foreign signing in the summer Mercato, after the arrival of the French duo Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante, the Portuguese Jota, and the Brazilian Fabinho.
Luiz Felipe to Al Ittihad, here we go! Told he just signed the contract with Saudi club, agreement sealed 🟡⚫️🇸🇦
Documents completed, medical took place on Wednesday evening.
Real Betis will receive €25m package with add-ons included.
Signed, sealed ✍🏻🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/c0OofZhDpY
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 7, 2023