FC Žalgiris announced a new signing – 24-years old Diego Oyarzun, who was on a trial but left a good impression and changed Georgas Freideimas in the center back position.
Oyarzun started his career in Europe Photo: Evaldas Gelumbauskas
Chilean international spent all professional career in his home country. Oyarzun made a debut in a well-known Universidad Catolica club and after that was loaned to Deportes Valdivia, San Marcos de Arica and Union La Calera. In 2016, center back moved to Palestino, where he played 12 games in the Chilean championship and twice went on the pitch in a clashes with Flamengo and Atletico Venezuela in Copa Sudamericana.
Oyarzun had a one week trial and played 65 minutes in a friendly game against IFK Gothenburg.
"I saw one Žalgiris match in A league and LFF Cup, also, played a game with the IFK. The season in Chile finished one month ago, so it was a bit hard for me because I participated in a training sessions only a week. Žalgiris is a big club in Lithuania and I am happy to be here and I came here with very high objectives ", said the newcomer of Žalgiris.