HONG KONG, 2018, JANUARY 04 – Former Uruguay national striker Diego Forlán, best known for his stint at Manchester United, Atlético Madrid and Villarreal, has signed for Hong Kong Premier League champions Kitchee SC ahead of their AFC Champions League group stage debut on 13 February.

The 38-year-old who last played professionally in the 2016 Indian Super League for Mumbai City, will arrive in Hong Kong on Wednesday afternoon and officially unveiled at a press conference the following day.

Forlán, capped 112 times for Uruguay and netted 36 goals, returns for his third Asia spell, having also spent two seasons with Cerezo Osaka.

Below is the official press release from Kitchee.


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