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Chinese Football To Impose Salary Cap: Report

Chinese football is set to introduce more exacting regulations from next season to dampen spending by clubs, including a salary cap, state media said on Wednesday. The latest rules will help curb “irrational” investments and see all domestic professional players sign new contracts starting in 2019, Xinhua news agency cited sources with the Chinese Football Association (CFA) as saying. The …

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Barcelona To Reinvest Some Of Their Neymar Money On Spurs Flop

Having commanded a world record €222 million fee for Neymar Jr, Barcelona are expected to invest heavily in their squad in this transfer window. News of them splashing €40 million on a Brazilian midfielder should not come as a major surprise then – until you hear who they are trying to buy, that is! According to BBC Sport, Barca have …

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Diego Costa Has Signed Precontract For Chinese Club [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: Diego Costa of Chelsea is watched by Maya Yoshida of Southampton during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on April 25, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Diego Costa has reportedly signed a precontract with Chinese Club Tianjin Quanjin in a deal said to be worth around €90 million to Chelsea. Costa has been Chelsea’s top scorer this season, finding the net on 19 occasions in the Premier League. In recent times there have been many rumblings of Costa’s discontent, however. And Cadena Ser now claim that Costa and his …

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Everton’s Ronald Koeman Opens Door For Wayne Rooney Return

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Wayne Rooney of Everton and Manchester United runs on to the pitch as he replaces Tom Cleverley of Everton during the Duncan Ferguson Testimonial match between Everton and Villarreal at Goodison Park on August 2, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney’s days at Manchester United look to be numbered as he faces the reality that Jose Mourinho is building a dynasty at Old Trafford and the 31-year-old is not central to the process. Manchester United won the EFL Cup at Wembley on Sunday. With Wayne Rooney as club captain, lifting the trophy aloft after defeating Southampton, it was Chris …

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Roy Keane Urges Wayne Rooney To Reject Move To China

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Manchester United and Valencia at Old Trafford on August 12, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney’s days at Manchester United appear to be numbered as the United captain contemplates his next move after being at Old Trafford since 2004. While speculation of a move to China just won’t go away, ex-Manchester United player and captain, Roy Keane has had his say on the saga. As reported in the Irish Independent, Keane speaking on ITV spoke …

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Multiple Reports Claim Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney Could Move To China In The Next Week

HULL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United takes on Harry Maguire (5) and Michael Dawson of Hull City during the EFL Cup Semi-Final second leg match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on January 26, 2017 in Hull, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney could leave Manchester United before the end of the month in a big-money move to the Chinese Super League, according to reports. Several star players, including Carlos Tevez and Oscar, have already moved to China and it is believed the England captain could be next. Several media outlets, including The Telegraph, are reporting that Rooney could move to China …

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Chelsea Put Incredible Asking Price On Diego Costa [Times]

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Diego Costa of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on January 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Chelsea have added fuel to the fire surrounding a potential Diego Costa move, and specified the fee they would need to receive in order to allow the Spaniard depart for China. Despite repeatedly insinuating that they would not be willing to entertain an offer from the Chinese Super League, the Sunday Times understands that the club would part with his services for …

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Arsenal Striker Giroud Opens Up On Big-Money China Transfers

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates victory after the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s season so far has followed a familiar script. A previously promising league campaign looked to be permanently derailed before Christmas, while drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 means that yet another a second round exit looks to be on the cards. They have, however, so far escaped the rampaging of the Chinese Super League. Their London neighbours Chelsea …

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Manchester City Midfielder Not Tempted To China By Outlandish Offer

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Yaya Toure of Manchester City shoots on goal past Gareth Barry of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 15, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

In what is quickly becoming a daily occurrence, another Premier League player has been identified as a target for a Chinese Super League club.  This time around it is Manchester City central midfielder Yaya Toure who is the focus of speculation, with the BBC reporting that a club offered the 33-year-old a £430,000-a-week deal. The ex-Ivory Coast international has, however, …

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Antonio Conte Is Playing A Blinder In The Diego Costa Saga

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

The Diego Costa rumour mill continues to churn this morning. The latest sentiments, as expressed in the Guardian, are that Conte has no intention of speaking face-to-face with the striker about his planned departure. Conte will simply judge him on his performances and attitude on the training pitch. Should he observe the required improvement, he’s back in Chelsea’s XI. Simple as that. Such …

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