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How are ex-Premier League players like Bafetimbi Gomis and Ahmed Musa faring in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia may be better known for its sand and oil supply beyond the stereotypes of life in the middle-east lies the Saudi Professional football league. Currently in it’s 43rd season fans of the English Premier League may be surprised to see some familiar faces turning out for some of Saudi’s biggest clubs.

In Riyadh you’ll find former Swansea City man Bafetimbi Gomis turning out for title chasers Al Hilal; with 19 goals this campaign the Frenchman is currently one of the league’s most inform foreign imports this season.  

Scoring just 13 goals with ‘the Swans’ before departing the Welsh club in 2017 Gomis has found significant form away from the Liberty Stadium. With successful spells at MarseilleGalatasaray and now Al Hilal the man with the infamous lion celebration has made his name as the pride of the ‘Blue Wav

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