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Chinese Super League

Capello hits rock-bottom in Chinese Super League

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Shanghai (AFP) – Fabio Capello’s Jiangsu Suning slumped to the bottom of the Chinese Super League at the weekend after a defeat to a Shanghai SIPG side missing their banned star players and manager Andre Villas-Boas.

The Italian coach was left still searching for his first league victory since being appointed last month at Jiangsu, who have spent heavily on midfielder Ramires from Chelsea and attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira.

Capello hits rock-bottom in Chinese Super League

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Shanghai (AFP) – Fabio Capello’s Jiangsu Suning slumped to the bottom of the Chinese Super League at the weekend after a defeat to a Shanghai SIPG side missing their banned star players and manager Andre Villas-Boas.

The Italian coach was left still searching for his first league victory since being appointed last month at Jiangsu, who have spent heavily on midfielder Ramires from Chelsea and attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira.

Carlos Tevez scores on Chinese Super League debut

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez scored on his Chinese Super League debut for Shanghai Shenhua as he started repaying wages that have reportedly made him the world’s best-paid player.

The former Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus striker struck from the penalty spot and had a hand in two others as Gus Poyet’s team beat Jiangsu Suning 4-0 on Sunday.

Carlos Tevez scores on Chinese Super League debut

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez scored on his Chinese Super League debut for Shanghai Shenhua as he started repaying wages that have reportedly made him the world’s best-paid player.

The former Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus striker struck from the penalty spot and had a hand in two others as Gus Poyet’s team beat Jiangsu Suning 4-0 on Sunday.

Evergrande and Scolari celebrate China championship

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Shanghai (AFP) Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande celebrated their record sixth title in a row with a 4-0 demolition of Shandong Luneng, but an expert warned their dominance risked dimming interest in the league.

Evergrande, led by former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was extended after the team sealed the title with two games to spare, were crowned in a lavish ceremony in front of more than 42,000 fans at their Tianhe stadium after their final game on Sunday.

Evergrande and Scolari celebrate China championship

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Shanghai (AFP) Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande celebrated their record sixth title in a row with a 4-0 demolition of Shandong Luneng, but an expert warned their dominance risked dimming interest in the league.

Evergrande, led by former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was extended after the team sealed the title with two games to spare, were crowned in a lavish ceremony in front of more than 42,000 fans at their Tianhe stadium after their final game on Sunday.

Liverpool To Ship Balotelli To China

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With nobody interested in taking Mario Balotelli off their hands, Liverpool are reportedly looking towards China as a way to dump the under-performing striker.

The cash-rich Chinese Super League has been throwing around cash in unprecedented amounts, as Liverpool found out recently when they were blown out of the water for January target Alex Teixeira who moved to Jiangsu Suning for an eye-watering £38m.

Will the Chinese Super League bubble burst?

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The Chinese Super League is awash with money and signing high-priced players from across the globe, but is it ultimately sustainable?

The Chinese Super League has been on the lips of soccer fans since Guangzhou Evergrande dropped a whopping €42 million on FC Porto striker Jackson Martinez on February 3.

The Really Not So Super League

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Everybody has a million-and-one-ways to improve MLS. Many of these proposals can be reduced to the film Field of Dreams as envisioned by Scrooge McDuck: if you spend money on wages and transfers, more and better players will come. Well no shit. This past winter, MLS' financial reticence was magnified by the number of deals done between European clubs and the Chinese Super League.

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Oscar penalty miss as Silva bullet sinks SIPG

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Saitama (Japan) (AFP) – Big-money midfielder Oscar missed a second-half penalty as Andre Villas-Boas’s Shanghai SIPG lost 1-0 to Urawa Red Diamonds in their first defeat of this year’s AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

After SIPG went behind to Rafael Silva’s 44th-minute strike, 60-million-euro signing Oscar looked set to maintain SIPG’s unbeaten record in Group F when he won a penalty in the 64th minute.

Oscar penalty miss as Silva bullet sinks SIPG

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Saitama (Japan) (AFP) – Big-money midfielder Oscar missed a second-half penalty as Andre Villas-Boas’s Shanghai SIPG lost 1-0 to Urawa Red Diamonds in their first defeat of this year’s AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

After SIPG went behind to Rafael Silva’s 44th-minute strike, 60-million-euro signing Oscar looked set to maintain SIPG’s unbeaten record in Group F when he won a penalty in the 64th minute.

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Sven shrugs off penalty row as Shanghai SIPG slip up in China

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Shanghai (AFP) Sven-Goran Eriksson shrugged off a penalty decision that sparked furious scenes as his Shanghai SIPG side slipped further behind in the Chinese title race with a 2-1 defeat to big-spending Jiangsu Suning.

Eriksson preferred not to dwell on the crucial moment in the second half, when Yu Hai was harshly penalised for a tackle on Alex Teixeira with the scores at 1-1.

Sven shrugs off penalty row as Shanghai SIPG slip up in China

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Shanghai (AFP) Sven-Goran Eriksson shrugged off a penalty decision that sparked furious scenes as his Shanghai SIPG side slipped further behind in the Chinese title race with a 2-1 defeat to big-spending Jiangsu Suning.

Eriksson preferred not to dwell on the crucial moment in the second half, when Yu Hai was harshly penalised for a tackle on Alex Teixeira with the scores at 1-1.

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Tim Cahill says greed is behind Chinese Super League’s record spending

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Greed is behind the proliferation of big-name players heading to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and it will not help the country's national team, China-based Australian star Tim Cahill said.

The Chinese record transfer fee has been smashed four times in the current transfer window, with Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira the third big signing in just over a week after Jiangsu Suning paid 50 million euros (US$56 million) for him to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Tim Cahill says greed is behind Chinese Super League’s record spending

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Greed is behind the proliferation of big-name players heading to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and it will not help the country's national team, China-based Australian star Tim Cahill said.

The Chinese record transfer fee has been smashed four times in the current transfer window, with Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira the third big signing in just over a week after Jiangsu Suning paid 50 million euros (US$56 million) for him to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Chinese Super League overtake EPL in transfer window spending

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Chinese club Jiangsu Suning's 50 million euro ($56 million) signing of Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira from Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk on Friday saw the Chinese Super League overtake the English Premier League in spending during the winter transfer window, the transfermarkt website said.

Chinese Super League overtake EPL in transfer window spending

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Chinese club Jiangsu Suning's 50 million euro ($56 million) signing of Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira from Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk on Friday saw the Chinese Super League overtake the English Premier League in spending during the winter transfer window, the transfermarkt website said.

Liverpool Target Alex Teixeira Set For £38m Jiangsu Suning Move As Chinese Transfer Takeaway Continues

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Following hot on the heels of Ramires and Jackson Martinez, Shakhtar Donetsk attacker Alex Teixeira has become the latest European-based star to head to the China, with Super League sideJiangsu Suning reported to have snapped up the Brazilian for a whopping £38million.

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The attacking midfielder was strongly linked with a move to Liverpool in January only for Shakhtar to turn down an apparent £25million offerfrom the Merseysiders.

Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive rules out selling Alex Teixeira to Liverpool

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Liverpool target Alex Teixeira will not be sold before Monday's transfer deadline, according to the chief executive of his current club...

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Liverpool target Alex Teixeira leaves Shakhtar Donetsk training camp

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Liverpool have second Alex Teixeira bid rejected

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Shakhtar Donetsk have turned down a second offer from Liverpool for Alex Teixeira, according to the Daily Mail. The Reds are reported to have had a...

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Liverpool Transfer News: Reds Make Bid For Striker

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According to media reports Liverpool have made a £24.5m offer for Shakhtar Donetsk forward Alex Teixeira. The prolific 26-year-old Brazilian had been targeted by Chelsea with Shakhtar willing to sell, but it looks like Liverpool have jumped ahead of their Premier League rivals.

Teixeira has scored 22 goals in 15 league games this season, as well as three in six Champions League appearances.

January Transfer Window Complete Guide: 31 Players who could be on the move around Europe

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While Christmas for most of us is on 25th December, football clubs mustwait another week or so to get their hands on any shiny new toys. The January Transfer Window opens on January 2nd 2016 in...

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Chelsea agree £30m deal for Alex Teixeira

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Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Shakhtar Donetsk star Alex Teixeira for £30m next month, according to the Daily Star. The struggling Blues have...

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Video: Chelsea target Alex Teixeira scores two for Shakhtar

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Chelsea transfer target Alex Teixeira was on target with a brace for Shakhtar Donetsk today. The prolific Brazilian midfielder scored the fifth and...

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19 goals in 13 games: Chelsea plot £30m transfer, player wants move

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19 goals in 13 games: Chelsea plot £30m transfer, player wants move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are willing to pay£30m forShakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Alex Teixeira.

According to reports from Tuttomercatoweb, Shakhtarwill not sell the midfielder for anything less than£30m.

£30m-plus bid needed to secure Chelsea signing

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Chelsea have been told by Shakhtar Donetsk they will need to pay more than £30m to sign Alex Teixeira, according to the Evening Standard. As we...

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REPORTS: Chelsea turn down £75m bid for Brazilian Midfielder!

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According to reports, Chelsea have turned down a bid of believed to be £75m for Oscar from the Chinese Super Club Jiangsu Suning. It's a staggering amount of money from the big Chinese spenders having already acquired Ramires and who are about to sign Alex Teixeira the long standing Liverpool target.

Personal terms agreed, Liverpool close to signing €50m Chelsea target

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Personal terms agreed, Liverpool close to signing €50m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last week, Liverpool reportedly made an offerto signShakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex Teixeira. The Reds had submitted a €32m offer for the 26-year-old, but the Ukrainian club are seeking closer to €50m forthe Brazilian.

Liverpool made €32m bid, officials fly out to sign Chelsea's big money target

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Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex Teixeira has been on top of Chelsea's wish-list for sometime now, and the London club were considering making a move for him in the January transfer window.

26 goals in 25 games: £30m midfielder set to join Chelsea, Blues plot move for United target, Latest on Isco

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Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex Teixeira "is set to move" to Chelsea, according to reports from The Times.

The prolific attacking midfielderhas been strongly linked with a move to Chelseain the last few weeks, and it seems the deal is close to completion within next few days.

Chelsea’s first choice target’s price tag will skyrocket if Blues stall January move

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Shakhtar Donestk manager Mircea Lucescu has warned Chelsea that Alex Teixeira's price tag will skyrocket if they fail to sign him in January. The attacking midfielder has been in exceptional form for his side, scoring 26 goals in as many games this season.

Chelsea linked to European goal-scoring sensation who wants to work with Jose Mourinho.

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Alex Teixeira has scored 23 goals in as many games this season and has revealed that he wants to work with Jose Mourinho. It's no surprise that we are now being linked with him.

Chelsea's problem this season has been goals and everyone knows that so it comes as no surprise that in the January transfer window and beyond, Chelsea are being linked with plenty.

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Liverpool's €70m transfer setback, club won't make third bid for forward

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Liverpool have made two bids forShakhtar Donetsk forward Alex Teixeira up until now, and both has been rejected. According to reports from Sky Sports, the Reds are unlikely tomake a third bid for the Brazilian forward.

These four attackers that can restore Brazil’s international prominence

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Following the embarrassment of the 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil had to go through a rebuilding period and reevaluate the talent that had been coming from the land of Pele. While a nation that seemed to have a world-class striker in every generation is still looking for a now-elusive no.

These four attackers that can restore Brazil’s international prominence

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Following the embarrassment of the 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil had to go through a rebuilding period and reevaluate the talent that had been coming from the land of Pele. While a nation that seemed to have a world-class striker in every generation is still looking for a now-elusive no.

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David Mosse interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (1.27.16)

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The latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio features an interview with FOX Sports researcher and Wynalda Talks Football co-host David Mosse.

During the interview, David shares his opinion about what Alex Teixeira offers Liverpool and whether he could be a hit, as well as his insight into what type of job FOX Sports will do on Copa America Centenario this summer.

David Mosse interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (1.27.16)

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The latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio features an interview with FOX Sports researcher and Wynalda Talks Football co-host David Mosse.

During the interview, David shares his opinion about what Alex Teixeira offers Liverpool and whether he could be a hit, as well as his insight into what type of job FOX Sports will do on Copa America Centenario this summer.

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Friday Kickoff: Teixeira, Copa del Rey, Lazio and more

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Following in the footsteps of many others this winter, another talented Brazilian is heading to China.

Shakhtar Donetsk confirmed the transfer ofAlex Teixeira to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning FC, and will receive $56 million (€50 million) for the 26-year-old midfielder. (REPORT)

Sevilla pummeled Celta Vigo, 4-0, in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinals, thanks to a Kévin Gameiro double and goals from Adil Rami and Michael Krohn-Dehli.

Alex Teixeira to Liverpool deadline day move unlikely

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