SCG Muangthong United today announce the signing of Francisco Jimenez Tejada.
Jimenez, also known as Xisco, comes to MTUTD from Cordoba, in Spain’s second division.
Xisco, a striker, played with Newcastle United in the English Premier League for 5 seasons, with the likes of Michael Owen and Andy Carroll, before moving back to the Spanish leagues, including La Liga, and now onto SCG Muangthong United.
At age 30, Xisco is is coming off a successful season with Cordoba, having scored 14 goals in 30 appearances. Xisco arrived in Bangkok yesterday, and will undergo medical screening in advance of joining his new team mates at their next practice.
The Kirin meanwhile arrived in Sisaket today ahead of tomorrow's Thai League fixture.