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Diaz: No Talk about Transfers Before Tomorrow's Game

Al Hilal Coach Comments on the News of the Blues Signing Messi

Fri 05 May 2023 | 09:09 PM
Ramon Diaz - File Photo
Ramon Diaz - File Photo
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Saudi Al Hilal Coach Ramón Díaz commented on the latest reports about Al Hilal's signing of iconic star Lionel Messi, on Friday.

The Argentinian coach had a press conference before the Saudi team's game against the Japanese Urawa Reds for the second leg of the AFC Champions League final.

Diaz said: "I am in Japan for one reason, leading Al Hilal for coronation with the title. We do not fear the 60,000 Japanese fans in the stadium," describing them as an additional motivating factor for the Saudi 

He added: "Who works for Al Hilal does not know fear," highlighting that Al Hilal didn't achieve the result they seek, but they can finish the job in the second leg, describing the Saudi Blues as the greatest team in Asia.

On the reports of signing Messi, Diaz expressed that the team have a final, and the talk about the transfer comes after the game.