A move to the Premier League was thought to be on the cards with Veiga available for his £34.4million release clause.
However, Saudi champions Al-Ahli opted for the youngster to add to their spending-heavy summer after already signing Edouard Mendy, Riyad Mahrez, Roger Ibanez, Allan Saint-Maximin, Franck Kessie and Merih Derimal from clubs. Europeans.
According to transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano, a medical has been booked for Veiga which will take place on Thursday after an agreement on his switch was reached with the player and the two clubs.
Chelsea are unlikely to increase their midfield options yet this summer after Romeo Lavia landedwith another former target, Mohammed Kudus, set to join West Ham.
Arsenal will likely have to sell before they can buy, with Thomas Partey exit rumors now dead.
Liverpool have reportedly seen a bid for Fluminense midfielder Andre Trinidade rejected as they seek to complete their summer business.