Al-Ettifaq Club announced the official signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Paulo Victor from Portuguese club Maritimo; To replace the Algerian Rais Mbolhi, who left the team after four seasons spent with Faris Al-Dahna.
The management of Al-Ettifaq Club ended the joining of a number of players, namely, the Algerian professional Ayoub Abdellawi, the Slovakian Philip Kish, in addition to the French Youssef Nyakati. On the level of local players, the agreement dispensed with the player Majid Al-Najrani, and Saeed Al-Rubaie, who moved to Al-Shabab Club.
The Saudi Ettifaq Club had announced the renewal of the contract of its French coach, Patrice Carteron, the former Egypt club Zamalek coach, for an additional season, to remain in the leadership of the team in the Saudi Pro League until 2023.
French Patrice Carteron led his Saudi Al-Ittifaq team to stay in the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional League, as he ensured his survival in the last round after winning it to continue competing in the professional league.
In this season, Carteron led his team in 8 matches, during which it achieved 3 victories, lost the same and drew in two matches.