August 7, 2020

‘Evil behaviour’ but China’s free-scoring Wei tipped for Europe

Shanghai (AFP) – Wei Shihao was accused of “evil behaviour” and suspended last year for breaking an opponent’s leg, but a lightning start to the season means he could be China’s next export to Europe.China has a population of 1.4 billion but is hardly blessed with football talent, with Wu Lei its best player. He moved to Espanyol, now relegated from Spain’s La Liga, last year.But four goals in the opening three games for reigning Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande has propelled Wei to joint top of the scoring charts and renewed speculation that he too could be set for a move a…


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