Genclerbirligi sign former former Arsenal midfielder Hleb

Genclerbirligi sign former former Arsenal midfielder Hleb [divider]

Gençlerbirliği have completed the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb according to AA.

Hleb recently parted ways with Konyaspor after having his contract terminated by mutual consent.

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The 33-year-old fell out of favour with Konyaspor manager Aykut Kocaman and had been left out of the squad in recent weeks.

Hleb joined Konyaspor from BATE Borisov in January 2014. The Belarus international spent three seasons at Arsenal and also had a spell at Barcelona.

The attacking midfielder made 15 appearances for Konyaspor this season.

Gençlerbirliği have signed Hleb on a free contract until the end of the season.

The Ankara based side are currently in 10th place on 22 points after 18 games and are coached by Irfan Buz.

Gençlerbirliği are also reported to have signed Morrocan international Moestafa El Kabir from Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

Romanian midfielder Liviu Antal is reported to have joined Israeli side Beitar Jerusalem.