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Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo scores ninth goal in China

Odion Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still fell 2-1 at home to title chasers Shandong Luneng.

Edin Dzeko happy at Roma amid Milan and China transfer talk

Roma forward Edin Dzeko has reiterated his commitment to the club following months of rumours around his future.
(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title, as the league starts up on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.

Brown Ideye considers summer offer from Turkey

Tianjin Teda of China striker Brown Ideye has become the latest Nigerian players to receive an offer from Turkey in the summer transfer window, but may have to settle for another loan spell instead.
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Paulinho leaves Barcelona to rejoin Guangzhou Evergrande

Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal.

NFF, FIFA celebrate Ighalo as he clocks 29

The Nigeria Football Federation and World football governing body, FIFA, have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, who clocked 29 on Saturday.

West Ham appoint Manuel Pellegrini as manager

West Ham United have appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their next manager, replacing David Moyes on a three-year deal.

West Ham target Manuel Pellegrini leaves Hebei China Fortune

West Ham target Manuel Pellegrini has left his position at Hebei China Fortune, the Chinese Super League club announced on Saturday.

Ex-Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini set for West Ham talks

Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is set for talks with West Ham about the vacant managerial position.

Mikel Obi backs Chelsea to win eighth FA Cup title

John Obi Mikel is backing Chelsea to clinch their eighth FA Cup title when they clash with Manchester United in the final of the competition at Wembley.

Chinese club fines own staff for fixing shirt with tape

Backroom staff from the Chinese Super League's most successful team have been fined for "seriously damaging the club brand" after using tape to cover up part of a player's shirt during an Asian Champions League tie on Tuesday.

Andres Iniesta’s move to China’s Chongqing Lifan in doubt

Andres Iniesta's move to Chongqing Lifan is in doubt after the Chinese Super League club said they would not pay the Barcelona midfielder an irresponsibly high salary.

Sergio Ramos: Maybe I’ll follow Andres Iniesta to China

Iniesta recently confirmed that he will leave the Catalan side at the end of the season and is expected to make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League, though there has been no confirmation.

Marouane Fellaini accuses Manchester United of big mistake in contract wrangle

The Belgium international's deal at Old Trafford expires at the end of the season and there has been no decisive breakthrough in talks with the club over an extension.

Odion Ighalo: Staying up in Chinese Super League my top priority

Odion Ighalo has said his top priority at his Chinese club is to help them stay up in the top flight at the end of the season.

Odion Ighalo scores seventh goal of season in Changchun Yatai home win

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo scored a brace as Changchun Yatai pipped Shanghai SIPG 2-1 at home in a Chinese Super League game Sunday morning (Nigerian time), thus taking his season’s haul to seven goals.

Ernesto Valverde: Andres Iniesta cannot be replaced at Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde concedes Andres Iniesta can never truly be replaced at Barcelona as LaLiga's champions-elect prepare for life without their mercurial playmaker.

Zinedine Zidane: Andres Iniesta should have won Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes departing Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta deserved to win the Ballon d'Or during his career.

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