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John Obi Mikel

Jonathan White: Mikel Obi was wrong about China

A China-based journalist, Jonathan White, has dismissed the claims by John Obi Mikel that playing in the Chinese league for players below 30 would be a waste of time and talent.
Yannick Carrasco Dalian Yifang

Yannick Carrasco strikes as Dalian Yifang relegate Changchun Yatai in CSL

Yannick Carrasco was on target as Dalian Yifang's 2-0 Chinese Super League win over Changchun Yatai spared last year's second division champions relegation on Sunday.
Paulo Bento

South Korea hires ex-Portugal coach Paulo Bento

Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento will coach South Korea over the next four years through the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced Friday.

Australia keen on Andres Iniesta as a marquee star

Australian football chiefs plan to contact the agent of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta to sound him out about a move to the A-League, reports said Wednesday, as the domestic competition looks to recruit a marquee star.

Chinese club denies move for Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta

China's Chongqing Lifan denied making a big-money move for Andres Iniesta as Spanish media said the Barcelona captain could now be headed for Japan or Australia.

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.

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.

Chongqing coach: Andres Iniesta move ‘a rumour’

Andres Iniesta’s move to Chongqing Lifan is just “a rumour”, the Chinese club’s coach said, as the Barcelona captain gets ready to reveal his future plans.

Ivan Rakitic desperate for Andres Iniesta to remain at Barcelona

Ivan Rakitic is desperate for Andres Iniesta to quash speculation over his Barcelona future and commit to remaining at the club where he has established himself as "one of the greatest players in history".

Father: It’s a good time for Andres Iniesta to leave Barcelona

Andres Iniesta is set to make a difficult decision but his father Jose Antonio believes the time is right for the Barcelona great to leave the La Liga giants.

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