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Al Hilal eyeing Romain Faivre as Giovinco exit nears

The Saudi Pro League giants are targeting signing Brestois midfielder Romain Faivre as Giovinco seems to be spending his last season with "Al Zaeem".

Al Hilal eyeing Romain Faivre as Giovinco exit nears
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Al Hilal Italian star Sebastian Giovinco is set to depart the Saudi League leaders as his contract runs out at the end of the current season, According to sources at the Saudi club, Al Hilal officials are closely monitoring the situation of the French midfielder Romain Faivre who is currently playing for Ligue 1 Brestois

Al Hilal let Carlos Eduardo go at the beginning of the current season before parting ways with Omar Kharbin in January when they also signed Luciano Vietto as the club's board headed by Fahid Bin Nafel looks to be shaking things up in terms of the foreign players in the squad.

Giovinco has had a successful run at Al Hilal since his move in January 2019, yet all indications point to his departure by the end of the current campaign with the club's officials already searching for potential replacements.

Al-Hilal make six-million-euro offer

The Brestois 22-year-old midfielder tops the list of potential signings Al Hilal are eyeing for the time being as he has been delivering impressive performances for his side in Ligue 1.

According to France Football Al Hilal have gone further than merely showing an interest, having submitted an official offer to the player and his agent under which the player would earn six million Euros annually.

Faivre, whose contract with Brestois runs until 2025, has not yet responded to the offer officially.