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Matthias Jaissle signs on with Roshn Saudi League giants Al-Ahli

The 35-year-old former TSG 1899 Hoffenheim defender has rapidly risen up the managerial ladder after successfully guiding Austrian giants RB Salzburg to multiple title winning seasons in the Admiral Bundesliga.

Highly-touted German tactician Matthias Jaissle has become the latest to join the summer exodus to the Roshn Saudi League after the RB Salzburg manager agreed to take up the vacancy at Saudi giants Al-Ahli.

The 35-year-old former TSG 1899 Hoffenheim defender has rapidly risen up the managerial ladder after successfully guiding Austrian giants RB Salzburg to multiple title-winning seasons in the Admiral Bundesliga.

Under his tenure, RBS has been crowned league champion in both of his seasons in charge at Red Bull Arena, while also claiming the 2021-22 UNIQA ÖFB Cup.

Jaissle has signed a three-year contract with Al-Ahli until June 2026, becoming the sixth European manager to arrive in the Roshn Saudi League this summer after Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard took up his new posting at Al-Ettifaq.

Additionally, Portuguese duo Jorge Jesus and Luís Castro opted to join Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr, with Slaven Bilić and Yannick Ferrera heading off to Al-Fateh and Al-Riyadh respectively, while Former Wolves and Tottenham manager Nuno Espírito Santo arrived at Al-Ittihad in 2022.

Jaissle will have a cadre of talent ready at his disposal upon arrival, with Al-Ahli having already brought in Roberto Firmino, Riyad Mahrez, and Édouard Mendy, while Al Malaki is confident at securing a move for Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin.

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Andrew Thompson

US-based Football writer. German football guru with a wealth of experience in youth development and analysis. Data aficionado. Happily championing the notion that Americans have a knowledgeable voice in the beautiful game.

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