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# csl - Friday 31 January, 2020

Man United sign former Watford striker Ighalo on loan from Chinese Super League club

The Red Devils are bringing in the 30-year-old on loan from Shanghai Shenhua as cover for the injured Marcus Rashford.

Carrasco re-joins out-of-sorts Atletico ahead of Real and Liverpool games

Diego Simeone has not ruled out further deadline-day arrivals, with Edison Cavani a target.

# csl - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli forward ready to call time on career

Ezequiel Lavezzi is out of contract with Hebei China Fortune next month.

# csl - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Real Madrid block Bale China move over fee

The Welshman will be staying at the Santiago Bernabeu for the forseeable future.

# csl - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Ashley accuses Benitez of taking 'the soft option' by leaving Newcastle for China

Ex-Real Madrid and Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has taken over as manager of Dalian Yifang.

# csl - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'They do not train with me' - Arnautovic hits back at media following China switch

New Shanghai SIPG signing believes his commitment to West Ham has been unfairly portrayed by the media.

# csl - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Benitez touched by 'kindness and respect' as he enjoys life after Newcastle

The Spaniard got off to a winning start in charge of Dalian Yifang in China.

# csl - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Perez: Ramos can't leave Madrid for China on free transfer

The Real Madrid president confirmed that the Spanish defender wants to leave the Santiago Bernabéu.

# csl - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Fomer AC Milan and Chelsea attacker returns home

After spending the last two seasons in China with Tianjin Tianhai, Alexandre Pato has joined Sao Paulo.

# csl - Friday 8 March, 2019

Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'

After 87 caps and 18 goals, the former Man United midfielder has called time on his Belgium career.

# csl - Friday 25 January, 2019

Arnautovic ends speculation over future by turning down 'tempting' Chinese offer

The Austrian says he is committed to West Ham.

# csl - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Ex-Wales boss Coleman accepts job in China after sacking from relegated Sunderland

The former Fulham manager has agreed to replace Manuel Pellegrini by taking over at Hebei China Fortune.

# csl - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Napoli 'refused' €50 million Man City bid for star midfielder

Aurelio De Laurentiis says he turned down an approach from the reigning Premier League champions for Jorginho.

# csl - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'He spat at a girl' - Fellaini hits back at Carragher criticism

The Manchester United midfielder took a swipe at the ex-Liverpool star in an interview with Sport/Voetbal.

'I wouldn't have a problem with life in China': Out-of-contract Fellaini enjoying strong bargaining position

‘I had a second meeting (with Manchester United), but I won’t ask 10 times…’

# csl - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Boyhood club Boca shut down claims of imminent Tevez return from China

The Argentine side say they are ‘oblivious to any negotiation’ that may exist between Tevez and Shanghai Shenhua over his contract.

# csl - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Ex-Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho given seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud

The Shanghai SIPG defender has received a prison sentence in Spain after pleading guilty to tax crimes, but is unlikely to go behind bars.

# csl - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'Even in 50 years, China won't be able to compete': Tevez blasts level of Chinese football

‘Chinese players are not technically skilled, they are not good,’ the Shanghai Shenhua striker said.

# csl - Monday 3 July, 2017

Roger Schmidt, the man who brought Jim McGuinness to China, persuaded to move 6 months early

The unlikely duo arrive in Beijing midway through the Chinese season.

# csl - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Chinese FA cracks down on soaring transfer fees to place Diego Costa's big money move in doubt

Diego Costa’s potential move to the CSL has hit a snag following new rules introduced by the CFA.

# csl - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Injured Carlos Tevez went to Disneyland instead of a club game and the fans were not happy

The striker, who sat out Saturday’s clash with Changchun Yatai with a reported calf problem, was pictured at the resort on the same day

# csl - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'Happiness more important than money' - AC Milan star rejects €12 million-a-year China approach

Carlos Bacca has turned down a massive offer from Asia with under a week to go in the Chinese Super League’s transfer window.

'Going to China? Madness' – Keane urges Rooney to stay in Europe Friendly Advice This post contains videos

'Going to China? Madness' – Keane urges Rooney to stay in Europe

Manchester United’s skipper has been linked with a move to the Far East, but his former team-mate feels he still has a lot to offer.

# csl - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Watford star moves to China in €23 million deal

Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has become the latest player to move to the Chinese Super League, joining Changchun Yatai.

# csl - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Chinese FA changes limit on Super League foreign players - reports

The likes of Oscar and Carlos Tevez are set to be among only three foreign players in their CSL starting XIs under reported new CFA rules.

# csl - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Chinese Super League can rival Premier League'

Oscar feels the country’s football standard will only get better with further investment.

# csl - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Mihajlovic says China wages gave him 'sleepless nights'

Sinisa Mihajlovic has turned down the chance to join the Chinese Super League, despite receiving a lucrative approach.

# csl - Friday 6 January, 2017

Another Chelsea player is making a lucrative move to China

John Obi Mikel is set to follow in the footsteps of former teammates Oscar and Ramires.

# csl - Monday 2 January, 2017

Belgian star Witsel opts for China over Juventus in 'very difficult decision'

Axel Witsel had looked likely to join the Italian champs but will now become the latest recruit to be lured to China.

# csl - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Carroll unsure where China speculation came from

The West Ham forward feels “happy and settled” at the club, with talk of a move to China not on his radar..

# csl - Friday 30 December, 2016

Big Sam says he rejected big-money offer from China

Sam Allardyce turned down a move to China to stay in English football, but does not think every top player or manager will do the same.

# csl - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Ronaldo subject of €300m bid from China, claims his agent

Real Madrid received the offer for the Portuguese from a Chinese team, Jorge Mendes says.

# csl - Friday 23 December, 2016

Oscar set to earn over €470,000 a week after agreeing move to China

Oscar’s transfer from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG has been confirmed, with the Chinese club reportedly set to pay a €60million transfer fee.

# csl - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Mourinho ready for long-term Man United stay amid new contract rumours

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has a good feeling over his prospects of a long-term stay at Old Trafford.

# csl - Friday 4 November, 2016

Former Chelsea boss to earn £11m a year replacing Sven-Goran Eriksson in China

Andre Villas-Boas has replaced Eriksson as coach of Shanghai SIPG.

# csl - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Premier League boss fears exodus to China is just beginning

Eddie Howe believes English clubs may struggle to recruit the world’s top players in coming years.

Lavezzi quits PSG for Hebei China Fortune

Ezequiel Lavezzi has joined Gervinho in Qinhuangdao.

# csl - Friday 12 February, 2016

Rooney a target for Chinese clubs, says Eriksson

Jackson Martinez, Alex Teixeira, Ramires and Gervinho have moved to China and Wayne Rooney could follow.

# csl - Monday 12 November, 2012

Eastern promise for Frank Lampard as Chinese club confirm transfer talks

Far East outfit Guizhou Renhe say they are in contract discussions with the England international.

# csl - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Didier Drogba link to Barcelona 'complete nonsense' according to club president Sandro Rosell

The Chelsea legend is off to China afterall.