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In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market.

‘End of an era’ as Chinese football’s star power fades

In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market.
According to the aforementioned media, the Inter coach has reportedly noticed Graziano Pellè, a former Italian international who has already spent four and a half seasons in Chinese football.

Inter Milan consider signing veteran Graziano Pellè

According to 'La Gazzetta dello Sport', the Italian footballer could arrive for free after finishing his contract in China with Shandong Luneng.
At the end of this season, the Chinese Super League will introduce a salary cap that will ultimately see the likes of Oscar and Hulk having to move on to pastures new.

Chinese Super League: Mass exodus expected as salary cap is introduced

At the end of this season, the Chinese Super League will introduce a salary cap that will ultimately see the likes of Oscar and Hulk having to move on to pastures new.
High-profile Brazilian striker Hulk has confirmed his exit from Shanghai SIPG as four years at the Chinese Super League club ended in acrimony and a bust-up with the coach.

Hulk ends four-year stay at Shanghai under cloud after coach row

High-profile Brazilian striker Hulk has confirmed his exit from Shanghai SIPG as four years at the Chinese Super League club ended in acrimony and a bust-up with the coach.
Roberto Mancini has expressed his sadness at seeing Mario Balotelli go from being Italian football's golden boy to the odd man out.

Roberto Mancini: Mario Balotelli should be playing for Italy

Italy boss Mancini gave Balotelli his Serie A debut for Inter when the striker was just 17 years old, in December 2007, and a first Azzurri cap came before his 20th birthday.
Goals from James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams ensured Carlo Ancelotti’s side became the final club to lose a game this season.

Southampton end Everton’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win

Everton remain top of the standings with 13 points and a healthier goal difference than city rivals and reigning champions Liverpool.
Ajax’s 13-0 win over VVV-Venlo broke the Amsterdam giants’ own record for the biggest win in Eredivisie history

Ajax hammer VVV-Venlo in record 13-0 win

Ajax set a new Eredivisie record as they put thirteen goals past 10-man VVV-Venlo on Saturday to secure a mammoth 13-0 result.

Obafemi Martins ends two-year goal drought

Obafemi Martins scored his first goal since March 2018 as Wuhan Zall held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 draw in the Chinese Super League play-offs on Friday.
Simy Nwankwo struggled as Crotone fell to a 2-0 home defeat against AC Milan at the Stadio Ezio Scida on Sunday.

Super Eagles forward Struggles as AC Milan beat Crotone away

Simy Nwankwo struggled as Crotone fell to a 2-0 home defeat against AC Milan at the Stadio Ezio Scida on Sunday.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles forward Simy Nwankwo was among the goals for Crotone in their 3-1 win over Ascoli in Italian Serie B cracker on Friday.

Simy Nwankwo: Crotone ready for Serie A return

Crotone forward Simy Nwankwo says the team is battle ready for a difficult campaign in Serie A.
Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.

Italian Serie A gets new president

Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo who only lasted 12 minutes on the pitch before he was stretched off in last Friday’s Chinese Super League match against Tianjin Teda would return to the pitch in two weeks time, the club has revealed.

No cause for alarm as Odion Ighalo out for two weeks

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo who only lasted 12 minutes on the pitch before he was stretched off in last Friday’s Chinese Super League match against Tianjin Teda would return to the pitch in two weeks time, the club has revealed.
Odion Ighalo

Gernot Rohr get Odion Ighalo boost ahead AFCON

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo will spent two weeks on the sidelines after picking up an injury in Shanghai Shenhua’s 1-1 away draw against Tiajin Teda.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr sweats on Odion Ighalo fitness ahead AFCON

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr will be keen to get positive news on his top striker Odion Ighalo who picked up an injury in the Chinese Super League clash between his club Shanghai Shenhua and Tianjin Teda on Friday.

Official: Serie A matches will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future, although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, an official said on Sunday.

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