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Al-Hilal to connect Lucescu with his players online during Al-Nassr derby

Al-Hilal's management started coordination with officials of King Fahd international stadium to facilitate communication between Răzvan Lucescu and his players during the fixture against Al-Nassr.

Al-Hilal to connect Lucescu with his players online during Al-Nassr derby
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Al-Hilal's officials are trying to facilitate the process of communication between the head coach, Răzvan Lucescu, who has tested positive for covid-19, and his players during for the game against Al-Nassr on Monday in the fifth round of the Saudi-Arabian professional league.

According to Saudi media, the club approached King Fahd stadium officials to establish online live communication between the coach and the players through monitors in the dressing room as the Romanian coach is still undergoing his self-isolation.

The Romanian coach will monitor the game from distance

Saudi Arabian newspaper "Arriyadiyah" revealed that Lucescu will meet with his players on Saturday via a video conference call so that he can deliver his plans and tactics for the derby to them.

The newspaper also pointed out that the coach will be supervising his players from a distance as he will be in constant touch with his Italian assistant coach Cristiano Bacci.

Al-Hilal currently share the top of the table with Al-Shabab after both teams bagged 10 points out of the first four fixtures with goals difference favoring Al-Hilal.