Mendy, aged 31, joins the ranks of high-profile players relocating to Saudi Arabia. This includes his former Chelsea teammates, Kalidou Koulibaly and N’Golo Kante, who transferred during this window.
In the 2020-21 season, he claimed the Champions League title and registered 49 shutouts in a total of 105 matches.
Mendy’s excellent performance on the field earned him the titles of Uefa’s Goalkeeper of the Season and Best Fifa Men’s Keeper in 2021.
Although Mendy clinched the Club World Cup with Chelsea, he spent the last season as the secondary option to Kepa Arrizabalaga, only starting in 10 top-tier matches.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Edouard Mendy transfer
Who is Edouard Mendy?
Edouard Mendy is a Senegalese professional footballer who has played as a goalkeeper for several clubs, including Rennes in France and Chelsea in the English Premier League. He has also represented Senegal in international competitions.
Which team has Edouard Mendy recently joined?
Edouard Mendy has recently signed with Al-Ahli, a team in the Saudi Pro League.
When did Edouard Mendy join Chelsea?
Edouard Mendy joined Chelsea from Rennes, a French football team, in 2020.
What awards has Edouard Mendy won?
During his career, Mendy has won several accolades including UEFA’s Goalkeeper of the Season and Best Fifa Men’s Keeper in 2021.
Who is Edouard Mendy’s replacement at Chelsea?
In the last season with Chelsea, Mendy served as a backup to Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is now likely to be the main goalkeeper for the team.
What were Mendy’s achievements with Chelsea?
During his time with Chelsea, Mendy won the Champions League in the 2020-21 season and the Club World Cup. He also kept 49 clean sheets in 105 games.