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Five talking points as China season kicks off

The new Chinese Super League season begins with the Guangzhou derby on Friday when Fabio Cannavaro’s reigning champions Evergrande host southern city rivals R&F.

Not quite Barcelona – what Javier Mascherano can expect in Hebei

Javier Mascherano is the latest big star to make the switch to Chinese football after the Argentine international defender swapped Barcelona for little-known Hebei China Fortune.

Carlos Tevez makes third Boca Juniors debut in 2-0 win over Colon

Former Juventus striker Carlos Tevez posted an impressive performance as he made his Boca Juniors debut for the third time in the 2-0 win over Colon on Saturday.

Javier Mascherano joins Hebei China Fortune

Argentine international defender Javier Mascherano was unveiled on Wednesday as the latest big name to move to China, signing for Hebei China Fortune from Barcelona.

Odion Ighalo not moving to England – Changchun Yatai

Prolific Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo will not be leaving Changchun Yatai and reports linking him with a return to the Premier League are “fake news”, the Chinese club says.

I was on holiday in China – Carlos Tevez

Argentina striker Carlos Tevez has described his spell in the Chinese Super League as a "holiday".

Guangzhou Evergrande dismiss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang links

Guangzhou Evergrande have dismissed claims they are close to completing a mega-money move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as "completely groundless" after the Chinese Super League threatened action against any club entering into a bidding war for the Borussia Dortmund striker.

Chinese clubs fight over Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Two Chinese clubs are reportedly locked in a bidding war to sign Borussia Dortmund’s striker and former CAF player of the year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Chinese teams chase big-money Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

At least two Chinese sides are chasing the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s prolific striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reports in the country say, in what could be an Asian-record transfer.

Hero to ‘very homesick boy’: how Tevez unravelled in China

Argentine star Carlos Tevez arrived in Shanghai to a hero's welcome but sneaked out of China less than a year later and has now sealed a return to Boca Juniors.

Carlos Tevez’s Shanghai Shenhua contract terminated

Shanghai Shenhua have terminated the contract of Boca Juniors-bound Carlos Tevez by mutual consent, the Chinese Super League (CSL) side announced on Saturday.

Carlos Tevez set to end Shanghai Shenhua contract

Carlos Tevez looks poised to end his miserable 12-month spell in China with the Argentine former international in talks with his club Shanghai Shenhua to terminate his mammoth contract.

Chinese side Hebei CFFC deny Javier Mascherano links

Hebei CFFC have responded to ongoing rumours linking Javier Mascherano with the CSL outfit, telling Chinese media they are "not aware" of the story.

Carlos Tevez told to return by December 26 as China saga drags on

Carlos Tevez has three weeks to resolve his future at Shanghai Shenhua with the handsomely paid Argentine forward expected back with the rest of the squad by December 26.


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