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Transfer balls: China fires warning shot across Chelsea bows

by | 5th, February 2016

Big news is that China is buying up footballers, spunking even more cash than desperate foreign-owned English clubs do on mediocre foreign talent.

The Sun leads with “The Great Haul of China”. The shock news is that foreign footballers don’t come to England just for the weather and lap-dancers they come for the cash. And China has oodles of the stuff. Can Chinese money usurp the Premier League hype factory? Th e Sun says Chinese club Jiangsu Suning bid £57m for Chelsea’s Oscar.

The Telegraph and Daily Star says that’s not true:

 

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Is it £57m or is it £75m? Or doesn’t £18m matter in the ugly football meat market?

The facts

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