Iceland captain Gunnarsson joins Qatar's Al-Arabi
Doha: Cardiff's Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson has signed a two-year contract with Qatari side Al-Arabi, the club has announced.
The statement on Twitter said the 29-year-old, whose Cardiff contract expires at the end of the season, will have an option of a third year with Al-Arabi.
The midfielder joined Cardiff in 2011 and helped them win promotion to the Premier League last season.
نجحت إدارة النادي #العربي في التعاقد مع قائد منتخب ايسلندا لكرة القدم ارون #غونارسون ( ٢٩ سنة ) لاعب وسط فريق كارديف سيتي الإنجليزي لمدة موسمين مع قابلية التجديد لموسم ثالث . #Gunnarsson pic.twitter.com/8hr3xnWLM9— Al-Arabi Sports Club (@alarabi_club) March 19, 2019
At Al-Arabi, currently sixth in the Qatar Stars League, he will be joining former Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson who became the Qatari club's head coach in December.