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Figo seals Saudi switch

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Portugal striker Luis Figo is set to join Al Ittihad after the Saudi Arabian club´s team manager Hamad Al Sanie confirmed a deal has been agreed.

The former FIFA World Player of the Year will put pen to paper over the next couple of days on a 17-month contract, according to Al Sanie, after deciding to leave Serie A leaders Inter Milan.

"It´s official now," Al Sanie told PA Sport. "Figo will sign Friday or Saturday and he´ll arrive in Jeddah on January 5 when he´ll join the team."

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