Demarai Grey tried by all means to depart Everton within the simply concluded summer time switch window however all his makes an attempt failed.
Therefore, the 27-year-old winger was left with no alternative however to maneuver to Saudi Professional League facet Al-Ettifaq which is coached by Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard.
Naija Information gathered that the Jamaica worldwide joined the Saudi Professional League membership for a switch charge reportedly value £8 million.
He reportedly signed a four-year take care of Al-Ettifaq which implies he's anticipated to stay within the Center East till June 30, 2027.
Earlier than Demarai Grey secured this transfer, his boss at Everton, Sean Dyche chastised him for allegedly criticizing the coach on social media after his potential transfer to Fulham failed this summer time.
Whereas Grey argued that Dyche prevented the transfer from occurring, the coach insisted that the membership has the final say in all issues.
He claimed that Grey “didn't need to practice” and “didn't need to be right here” after his switch failed.
After sealing his transfer to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, September 7, Demarai Grey took to his Instagram web page to jot down, “Enjoying for somebody who doesn't respect you as an individual is extremely troublesome.”
He added: “The reality is I gave my all to this membership on and off the pitch.
“There was a whole lot of hypothesis about my scenario all summer time. I used to be able to play as a lot soccer as attainable this season however it felt like this was not going to occur.”