Zambian forward, Sakala, may have signed for Saudi side, Al Fayha, multiple football sources say


Zambian forward, Fashion Sakala, may have signed for Saudi side, Al Fayha, multiple football sources say

The 26-year-old is said to have left Glasgow over the weekend after Rangers granted him permission to fly to the Middle East.

According to the reports, Sakala passed his medical on Monday.

Sakala was expected to be unveiled this week.

Al Fayha was set to pay Rangers around US$3 million as transfer fee.

Sakala confirmed that he was leaving Scotland’s Rangers Football Club via an Instagram post.

And he was left out of Michael Beale’s Champions League qualifying squad.

Sakala penned an emotional goodbye to Rangers fans.

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Sakala however makes no mention of any new employer and the Ibrox club have yet to confirm the departure, but he said: “Today marks the end of an unforgettable chapter in my life. I bid farewell to this esteemed club.

“When I first joined Rangers, I could have never imagined the profound impact this club and its community would have on my life.”

Sakala, who made 91 appearances for Rangers and scored 24 goals, said the “sense of belonging” he derived from being welcomed at Ibrox was “the driving force behind my performances on the pitch”.

He goes on to thank the “entire management and staff” and the club’s fans, adding that he will “always be a Ranger at heart”.

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