Montenegro striker Damjanovic joins Beijing Guo`an

IANS| Last Updated: Jul 18, 2014, 08:54 AM IST

Beijing: Montenegro striker Dejan Damjanovic has joined Chinese Super League side Beijing Guo`an on a one-and-a-half year deal for a reported fee of $3 million from Jiangsu Sainty.

"I`m glad to join such a big club like Beijing Guo`an," Damjanovic told the Guo`an.

"I know most of Guo`an players and some of them are good friends with me."
Beijing Guo`an announced Damjanovic`s jersey number is going to be 27.

Meanwhile, Jiangsu Sainty also thanked the player for his service to the club where he stayed for half a year after moving from K League giant FC Seoul.

Damjanovic, 33, led the top-flight K League Classic in goals for the past three seasons, and is the first player ever to win three straight scoring titles in South Korea.

He also helped FC Seoul win the K League Classic in 2010 and 2012, and finish second in the AFC Champions League in 2013.