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Saudi Pro League to become 'one of the best in the world': Mitrovic tells Euronews

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Fresh from scoring a hat-trick against Al-Ittihad, Serbia and Al Hilal striker Aleksandar Mitrovic tells Euronews why the best from the Saudi Pro league is still yet to come.

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Al-Hilal striker Aleksandar Mitrovic says the refurbished Saudi Pro League will compete as one the world's strongest football leagues. 

The 28-year-old Serbian player joined Al-Hilal this summer from English Premier League side Fulham for a club record €58 million. 

The transfer market in Europe closed on Friday but the wealthy Saudi Pro League can still sign players until 7 September. 

The Saudi Pro League has spent €805 million to enlist stars from Europe's elite.

"I moved here from one of the best [leagues, the] Premier League and I think this, this league has all the things, in the future, in the next few years to become one of the best leagues in the world," Mitrovic said. 

Watch Euronews' Sam Ashoo's interview in the video player above.

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