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Mousa Dembele to retire at end of season

Former Belgium and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele will retire from playing at the end of his contract with Guangzhou City.

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Paulinho signs for Al Ahli after leaving China

Former Brazil international Paulinho has joined Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli after parting ways with Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou.

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Brazil star Paulinho leaves Guangzhou FC

Paulinho has left eight-times Chinese Super League winners Guangzhou FC after the ex-Barca midfielder's contract was terminated by mutual consent.

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CAS dismiss Shandong's ACL expulsion appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed Shandong Luneng's appeal to reverse their expulsion from this year's Asian Champions League.

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How the Chinese Super League bubble burst

An era of rampant spending, high-profile transfers and Champions League dominance has come to an abrupt end in China. What went wrong?

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Benitez leaves China job, cites COVID-19

Rafa Benitez has left Chinese Dalian Pro, with the Spaniard saying on Saturday that the COVID-19 pandemic was a factor in his decision.