Ibrahim Abdullah, a member of the Executive Committee of the former Zamalek club, revealed that the Tunisian Ferjani Sassi refused to renew the White Castle despite the approval of the material requests presented by Muhannad Al-Aoun, the player’s agent.
Ibrahim Abdullah explained, during television statements to Ontime Sport 2, that the player’s agent Ferjani Sassi requested the payment of the late dues, estimated at 650 thousand euros, and the renewal for 2 million 850 thousand euros per season, during negotiations with Ayman Younes, who is responsible for the ball file in that. timing.
Ibrahim Abdullah indicated that a fine was signed by Ashraf Kassem on Ferjani Sassi for traveling to Turkey, and Abdel Halim Ali canceled that penalty, despite the player being informed of traveling to Tunisia due to family circumstances.
And a member of the Executive Committee of the former Zamalek club added that in the event of activating the clause of the purchase of Mustafa Mohamed by the management of the Turkish Galatasaray Club, it will be the most expensive in the history of Egypt.
Hussein Labib, head of the temporary committee for the management of the Zamalek club, had talked about the scenes of the negotiations with Ferjani Sassi, saying in a statement broadcast by the Zamalek channel: “We took over the task and the Zamalek team was in a closed camp, and we could not hold a session with Sassi due to lack of time, and I tried to communicate by phone with The player before traveling to Tunisia, but his phone was switched off and we could not communicate with him, and he is one of the best professional players in Egypt.”
He continued: “A letter was sent from Sassi’s lawyer on 5/15/15, and its content was that his dues must be paid before May 30th, and this is the situation that we assumed responsibility for, and we succeeded in giving him his dues before this date.”
And he added: “We are ready to negotiate with Ferjani Sassi on the new contract, and the player’s contract is extended until the end of the 2021 season, and contracts in Egypt do not have a date for the end of the competition, especially in the current conditions of Corona, and from our point of view that Sassi’s contract expires at the end of the season.”
Labib continued: “On 5 / 28, Ferjani Sassi officially informed us that we wanted to hold a session to negotiate the renewal, and on 5 / 6 we were surprised by the player’s lawyer telling us that Ferjani Sassi’s contract with the club had expired.”
He added: “Until yesterday, I asked Mohannad Aoun, Ferjani Sassi’s agent, to hold a session to negotiate the renewal, and she confirmed that we will solve any problem facing the player, and I sent the message more than 5 times, but we did not receive any response.
And he continued: “The Zamalek administrators contacted Ferjani Sassi three days ago, and the player confirmed his return to Egypt after the end of the Tunisian team camp, and we welcome the extension of the player’s contract and the ball is currently in Sassi Stadium.”
He stressed, “We will meet the reasonable demands of the player if he has a desire to stay with Zamalek, but the team consists of 30 players and we will work to maintain this strength.”