Muangthong United sign former Newcastle striker Xisco

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Thai League leader Muangthong has completed the deal with former Newcastle United forward .

Muangthong caused a surprise with the high-profile signing on the last day of the mid-season transfer window. The 30-year-old Spanish striker Xisco who played for Córdoba in Segunda Liga will arrive in soon.

Francisco Jiménez Tejada, simply known as Xisco, was trained in Deportivo La Coruña youth system. The U-21 Spain national striker moved to Newcastle United of English Premier League in 2008 before returning to Spain. Xisco recently played for Córdoba, featured in 34 matches and scored 11 goals in the last season.