July 31, 2020

China star Wu Lei ‘turns down Premier League’ to stay at Espanyol

Shanghai (AFP) – Wu Lei contemplated “giving up and returning to China” after testing positive for coronavirus in March and says he turned down offers from Germany and England to remain at Espanyol.The 28-year-old forward is China’s best-known player and there is intense interest back home in what he plans to do following Espanyol’s relegation from La Liga.Wu told Xinhua news agency by telephone from Spain that he intends to stay to help spearhead Chinese-owned Espanyol’s bid to bounce back into Spain’s top flight next season.”It’s true that some clubs from Premier League, Bundesliga and La Li…

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