Napoli forward Dries Mertens has revealed he turned down a big-money offer from China, saying it would have disappointed his parents had he made the move. The Belgian has been in sensational form this season, scoring 20 goals across all competitions as Napoli try to close the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus and overcome
Chinese outfit Beijing Enterprise Group have announced the signing of Cheick Tiote from Newcastle United. The Ivory Coast international was in the final four months of his deal at St James’ Park and had been expected to join Super League side Shandong Luneng. However, in a late twist, the 30-year-old has opted to sign for
It seems every day another high profile player is being linked with a move the Chinese Super League. The latest one is former AC Milan wonderkid Alexandre Pato. He has never lived up to his potential and is being linked with a big-money move to Tianjin Quanjian. According to reports from Spain, the Chinese club
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has emerged as a target for Chinese side Beijing Guoan, according to the Express. The twenty-three year old is the latest Premier League player to be linked with a move to the Super League, with the Beijing outfit initially making inquiries in January. Zaha re-signed for Palace from Manchester United
Arda Turan has not received a lucrative offer from China, according to the Barcelona midfielder’s agent Ahmet Bulut. Media reports suggested Chinese Super League outfit Beijing Guoan were prepared to offer Arda €20million per season on a five-year deal. The Turkey international only made his debut for Spanish and European champions Barca in January following
The riches of the Chinese Super League did not sway the former Manchester United winger because of his goals in Turkey Fenerbahce winger Nani is uninterested in a move to the Chinese Super League because he wants to win honours with the Turkish club. Last week, Fenerbahce chairman Aziz Yildirim claimed he rejected an offer
Alexandre Pato clearly wants a switch to the Premier League, but so far there are no takers for the Brazilian forward. Yahoo Esportes reports that Chinese club Tianjin Songjiang are in Brazil for pre-season and are waiting for a response from Pato, with an offer of €140,000 a week rumoured to be on the table.
Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney would take the Chinese Super League to another level and has urged the Manchester United striker to consider making a move if he ever leaves Old Trafford. Former England boss Eriksson, who manages CSL club Shanghai SIPG, said the sport is growing at an astronomical rate in China but the