After Persib Bandung successfully bring in former Chelsea player Michael Essien, Bali United, Persija Jakarta, Madura United until Arema FC hunting the player to meet marquee player slot applied. Though the rule is not mandatory to be met.
Bali United reportedly targeting European star striker, Emmanuel Adebayor. While Persija eyeing AS Roma full-back, Maicon Sisenando. Then Madura United gesturing ready to bring Peter Osaze Odemwingie has ever played in a number of English Premier League club. While Arema FC approached the Uruguayan striker, Diego Forlan.
In response of this, Persib Bandung coach, Djadjang Nurdjaman ensure Liga 1 in 2017 will be more interesting with the marquee player. Of course expected to improve the quality of Indonesian football itself.
"Yes, this may be new ways to enliven competition situation. I think this is a good and positive because no matter how Indonesian football is now more known," said Djanur.
Because, said Djanur, until this time Indonesian football is less well known. That he felt while undergoing coaching courses to obtain a A license AFC in Bangkok, Thailand, in January 2017 ago.
"In course at Thailand, lot of people who do not know, especially the club. So in this way the (application marquee player) could be more known Indonesia clubs in the world," he said.
When Persib Bandung managed bring Michael Essien, not only crowded by the media in Indonesia. Overseas media have also helped highlight the recruitment of a team nicknamed Maung Bandung.