The Saudi Professional League has continued to make main splashes throughout the summer season switch window and certainly one of Main League Soccer’s premier attacking skills has joined the rising record overseas.
Saudi aspect Al Fateh has acquired Columbus Crew midfielder Lucas Zelarayán for an undisclosed switch charge, the Crew introduced Monday. The Armenian worldwide joined the Crew in December 2019 from Liga MX membership Tigres and proceeded to play a key position for Columbus.
Zelarayan totaled 38 objectives and 30 assists in 97 common season matches for the Crew, ultimately profitable MLS Cup MVP honors in 2020. He additionally led the Crew to the Campeones Cup title in 2021.
A two-time MLS All-Star, the 30-year-old scored twice and added one help within the Crew’s 3-0 MLS Cup Finals victory over the Seattle Sounders in 2020. Zelarayan joined former LAFC winger Cristian Tello within the Crew roster.
“We vastly recognize every part Lucas has accomplished for the Crew, together with his efforts to assist us win the MLS Cup, the various memorable moments and objectives, and his dedication to the Membership and our supporters,” stated President and Common Supervisor Tim Bezbatchenko. “Once we signed Lucas, we knew he would make a direct impression on our group, our membership and our metropolis, and we thank him for being a key contributor to the Membership’s latest success and serving to launch this new period of the Crew.
Columbus sits sixth within the Jap Convention with 36 factors earned in 23 matches.
The Crew faces Membership America on Monday evening in Leagues Cup play.