Ex-Liverpool striker Fowler signs with Thai team

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has made his move to

Thailand official, signing a one-year deal with local club Muang

Thong United.

The 36-year-old Briton said Sunday he will wear the No. 9 shirt

and is set to debut with the two-time Thailand Premier League

champion on July 31 in a home match against Bangkok Glass.

Fowler’s contract is worth about 20 million baht ($670,000), the

team said.

Fowler, who passed a physical exam Saturday, said he was

impressed with the team and expects them to go on to ”bigger and

better things.”