July 23, 2020

From Hulk to ‘Violent Bird’, five to watch in Chinese Super League

Suzhou (China) (AFP) – The Chinese Super League has made headlines in recent years by attracting foreign players and coaches on vast wages.Ahead of the new season which kicks off on Saturday, five months late because of coronavirus, AFP Sport picks out the players to watch:Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande/BRA)The Brazilian international midfielder turns 32 on the opening day of the season, when Evergrande face FA Cup winners Shanghai Shenhua, and is a major force for the reigning champions.Nicknamed “Violent Bird” in China because of his all-action style, the former Barcelona and Tottenham Hotsp…

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