Kedah FA complete signing of Persib Bandung star

Malaysia Super League side Kedah FA have completed the signing of former Persib Bandung striker Jonathan Jesus Bauman. Bauman’s arrival means Kedah have now filled up their quota of foreign recruits for the upcoming season.

The striker was in fine form in Indonesia Liga 1, netting 12 times in 26 appearances last season and helping his side to a fourth-place finish.

The Argentine rose through the ranks at Unión Sunchales before beginning his professional career at Colón. Several stints at second-tier clubs followed after which he arrived in Asia to turn out for Persib in 2018.

At Kedah, he will join the other foreign imports Shakir Hamzah (Singapore), Anmar Almubaraki (Iraq), Renan da Silva Alves (Brazil) and Fernando Rodríguez (Spain).

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Jiran belakang rumah messi sampai dah nu – @jonibauman 🔰🇦🇷💪🔥 . Selamat datang ke Kedah Jonathan Bauman! Bauman adalah calon pemain import ke-5 pasukan Kedah musim ini, tiba sebentar tadi di Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Bayan Lepas. Beliau tiba melalui penerbangan Beunos Aires – Instanbul – Kuala Lumpur – Penang dan sejurus tiba meneruskan perjalanan ke Alor Setar. Pihak pengurusan akan menilai tahap kecergasan dan perubatannya esok sebelum menandatangani kontrak dalam masa terdekat. Bauman beraksi buat kelab Persib Bandung musim lepas. Beliau dijangka menyertai rakan sepasukan menjalani latihan Isnin petang. BIODATA Jonathan Bauman Tarikh lahir: 30 Mac 1991 (umur 27 tahun) Tempat lahir: Santa Fe, Argentina Ketinggian: 1.78 m (5 kaki 10 inci) Posisi: Penyerang INFO KELAB Karier Remaja – Unión Sunchales Karier Senior Tahun / Pasukan / Penampilan (Gol) 2009–2010 Colón 13 (2) 2010–2011 → Patronato (loan) 14 (0) 2011–2012 Deportivo Armenio 16 (3) 2013 Santiago Morning 12 (3) 2013–2014 Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy 13 (5) 2014–2015 Tiro Federal 14 (7) 2015 Instituto 33 (6) 2016 Unión Sunchales 10 (5) 2016–2017 Guillermo Brown 41 (8) 2017–2018 Kerkyra 12 (1) 2018 Persib Bandung 26 (12) Pasukan Kebangsaan 2009–2010 Argentina U-20 [1] 2 (0) 2010 Argentina [2]

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Kedah have also roped in Malaysia captain Zaquan Adha and U23 star Thanabalan Nadarajah as they look to build one of the most formidable squads in the league this season.

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