Jiangsu Suning got some paid off as record signing Alex Teixeira scored his first goal with the club to help them beat Jeonbuk Motors 3-2 in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday.
Former Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi told French cable Canal+ that he turned down the chance to play for Inter Milan, Chelsea and Manchester United before moving to Chinese Super League.
China held a seminar on Sunday to mark the first anniversary of a reform to raise the standard of Chinese soccer.
China has been busy with a buying spree since the New Year Day, snapping up big name footballers with the most money in the international transfer market.
A bunch of superstars might make their appearances on behalf of Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs in the upcoming AFC Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday.
“China has the economic capacity and ambition to build the strongest league on the planet. That growth will change the geopolitics of the game,” says the Colombian media.
Former head coach Gao Hongbo was named for his second stint to manage the Chinese national soccer team, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Wednesday.
Chinese Super League Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Guangzhou Evergrande have signed with Atletico Madrid striker Jackson Martinez on a four-year contract for a fee of 42 million euros.
The year 2015 had a bittersweet taste of the Chinese soccer, but the positive strength, mainly from the management and investment, apparently increased to give hope for a bright future.