Al Hilal News Today What is the truth about the polarization of the Lithuanian guard, “Arlaowskis”?


In the past hours, Saudi newspapers and websites circulated news that the Saudi Al-Hilal club had entered into a fierce competition with Al-Shabab Club, to obtain the services of the Lithuanian goalkeeper Gederios Arlauskis, who plays with Romanian Cluj.

Romanian press reports confirmed that the 32-year-old goalkeeper Arlauskis will expire his contract with his team during the current summer Mercato, and indicated that there is a Saudi interest from Al-Hilal and Al-Shabab clubs to obtain their services.

What is the truth about the desire of the Crescent to attract Lithuanian Arlaowskis?

Sources close to Al Hilal revealed to “Mercato Day“It is absolutely untrue that the club was reportedly entering into negotiations to include Arlowskis.

The same source pointed out that the contract file, and the identification of needs, is currently deferred until the end of the current season, which was halted due to the Corona pandemic in mid-March.

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The Corona pandemic has caused the suspension of periodicals around the world for more than two and a half months, and there are 8 rounds remaining at the end of the Saudi League (Prince Muhammad bin Salman Cup League). The same month, or cancel the entire season.

Who is Arlauskis?

A 32-year-old Lithuanian goalkeeper, he has been playing with Romanian Cluj since August 2017 from Watford in a free transfer.

Gidrius Arlauskis participated in this season during 38 games in all competitions, conceded 25 goals while concluding with clean sheets in 20 games, and in general he played with Cluj 100 games so far, and received 58 goals, and kept his net clean in 50 meetings.

Lithuanian goalkeeper Gidrius Arlauskis, wanted by Al Hilal and Al Shabab (Photo: Getty)

The 1987-born goalkeeper began his career with the Lithuanian Liaoli Club in Siauliai in 2005, and he remained in his ranks for 3 seasons, and in 2007 he joined the ranks of Romanian Unirea Urziceni, to represent him in 55 games before joining the Russian club Ruben Kazan in 2010.

Arlauskis also played with Romanian club Steaua Bucharest 25 games in the 2015/2014 season, and that period was the reason he joined the English rankings of Watford and then Espanyol on loan in January 2016.

The goalkeeper had 23 international matches in the period from 2008 to 2015, and the last friendly match he played in the European Nations Cup 2016 qualifiers against England scored a goal in his own goal, and the meeting ended with the loss of Lithuania at its stadium with three clean.

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