Celio Santos joins Muangthong United

Brazilian defender Celio Ferreira dos Santos has joined Thai League champions Muangthong United from Ulsan Hyundai on an undisclosed deal, according to reports.

The 29-year-old footballer had short stints with Asian club before, playing for Chinese club Beijing Renhe in the 2009-2010 season, before joining Tractor Sazi in 2015.

He signed a short-term contract to play for Ulsan Hyundai in 2016, making 10 league appearances for the South Korean club.

Muangthong United has recently registered four foreign players for the upcoming Thai League, i.e Mario Abrante and Xisco, Lee Ho and Cleiton Silva.