# Chinese Super League

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# financial demise
Reigning champions kicked out of Chinese Super League months after winning first title
Jiangsu FC, who were crowned champions in November, have ceased operations.
# new home
Bilic has found a new club less than a month after West Brom sacking
The former Croatia player has been appointed manager of Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan.
# Woe
Rafa Benitez hits rock-bottom in China
Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s Guangzhou R&F extended Dalian Pro’s wretched winless start to the season.
# Wave Goodbye
AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run
Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.
# Real Madrid
‘China move for Bale was 90% done’ claims Jiangsu Suning coach
The Wales international was heavily linked with a switch to Asia during the summer of 2019.
# Nearly man
Rondon claims he was 'really close' to joining Man United in January transfer window
The ex-Newcastle United and West Brom striker has opened up on his failed move to Old Trafford, after they opted instead for Odion Ighalo.
# Under fire
Italy legend Cannavaro severely reprimanded in China
The World Cup winner has been criticised for his ‘weak ability to rectify mistakes’.
# Reunited
Benitez takes trusted Premier League striker along with him to China
Venezuelan international Salomon Rondon has joined Dalian Yifang, where he will call Marek Hamsik and Yannick Carrasco team-mates.
# The Pharoah
Italy striker the latest player to accept lucrative Chinese deal
Roma’s Stephan El Shaarawy will reportedly earn €15 million a year at Shanghai Shenhua.
# rafa-lution
Rafa Benitez appointed by Chinese Super League club on reported €13m/year deal
Rafa takes over Dalian Yifang squad which includes Marek Hamsik and Yannick Carrasco.
# Staying Put
Italy star El Shaarawy turns down lucrative €16 million a season move to China
The 26-year-old has second thoughts about a move to Shanghai Shenhua and does not want to leave Rome.
# Super League
Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down
The Spaniard’s deal at St James’ Park is up on 30 June, with terms of an extension still to be agreed.
# safe pair of hands
Farcical scenes as Chinese Super League team fields three goalkeepers against Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou
Beijing Renhe are likely to be punished for their actions.
# not cutting the mustard
'Your mum wants you home' - Angry fans drive Chris Coleman to brink of sack in China
The former Sunderland and Wales boss is enduring a nightmare stint in the Chinese Super League.
# mess
'Chaos' in Chinese football as naturalised new signings reportedly barred
Four new China-eligible imports didn’t feature for their clubs on the opening day of the Super League season.
# arrivederci
Napoli captain Hamsik makes €20m move to China
The Slovakian is the the Serie A club’s all-time top scorer ahead of Diego Maradona.
# Takeaway
Man United in talks with Chinese Super League club over Fellaini sale - reports
The Belgian’s contract expires at the end of next season.
# Hammers
Ex-Man City boss Pellegrini favourite for West Ham job ahead of Benitez and Emery
The Chilean, currently employed in the Chinese Super League, is the leading candidate to replace David Moyes.
# Wave Goodbye
Former England and Real Madrid manager's stint in China has come to an end
Fabio Capello has denied interest in the vacant post at the Italian national team.
# Carlos the Jackal
The $40m heist: How Tevez took China for the most expensive ride in football history
The much-traveled forward is now back at Boca for his third spell.
# Wanted
Chinese teams chase €70 million-rated Dortmund star - reports
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has also been linked with a host of clubs all over Europe.
Carlos Tevez's time in China appears to be over after disappointing season
The former Man United and Man City player has scored just four Chinese Super League goals all season.
# The Italian Job
Cannavaro returns to Chinese champions as Scolari's replacement at the helm
The Italy legend is taking the reins at Guangzhou Evergrande again.
# no ragrets
Oscar: 'When I came to China, I was thinking more of my family than of my career'
Oscar listed offers from several major European clubs while explaining why he opted for China.
# guoan ya good thing
Jim McGuinness enjoying Beijing as club remain unbeaten since his arrival
The former Donegal coach is yet to taste a defeat since arriving in China.
# Meltdown
Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players
All but three of the top flight sides are accused of non-payment of salaries, bonuses, transfer fees and taxes.
# The Long Goodbye
Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?
Jose Mourinho has confirmed it’s unlikely the 31-year-old will feature against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
# ill-advised
Lavezzi forced to apologise to Chinese club after photo of him making offensive gesture emerges
The Argentine forward is currently earning astronomical amounts of money at Hebei China Fortune.
# Wanted
Chinese Super League club confirms approach for Rooney and bid for Aubameyang
Tianjin Quanjian boss Fabio Cannavaro has revealed he had a “chat” with the Man Utd striker over a move.
# possible exit
Rooney to leave Man United this month? Mourinho 'can't guarantee' he'll stay
Rumours are mounting that a move to China is imminent for the 31-year-old.
# Claim
'I was offered triple my salary to leave Arsenal but said no'
Thierry Henry “understands” why some players would consider switching clubs for a wage hike.
# Claim
'Chinese Super League can rival Premier League'
Oscar feels the country’s football standard will only get better with further investment.
# High hopes
'China can become world's top football league'
The country has made headlines in recent weeks thanks to jaw-dropping megabucks moves for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez and Brazil playmaker Oscar.
# Big Money Move
Financial lure of China could be too much to refuse for referee Mark Clattenburg
Football has officially gone mad.
# Heading east
Former Sunderland boss Poyet takes up managerial role in Chinese Super League
The ex-Spurs and Chelsea midfielder was sacked by Spanish side Real Betis earlier this month.
# Bonkers
Papiss Cisse scores one of the strangest goals you'll see in the Chinese Super League
The former Newcastle United striker had a massive stroke of luck with the finish for Shandong Luneng over the weekend.
# coup
The Chinese football revolution has added yet another high-profile name
Manuel Pellegrini has been confirmed as coach of Hebei China Fortune.
# have boots will travel
Legendary Italian striker Christian Vieri planning to make playing comeback in China
The 43-year-old last played professionally in 2009.
# €€€
You'll be able to watch the likes of Pelle, Hulk and Gervinho live from this weekend
Sky Sports has agreed a three-year deal with the big-spending Chinese Super League.
# great call of China
Martins joins China foreign legion with Shanghai move
The Nigerian striker is the latest footballer to sign a big-money deal in the CSL.