Cahill breaks nose in China

Socceroos superstar Tim Cahill has revealed he broke his nose in a sickening clash in the Chinese Super League on Friday night.

Cahill collided at speed with Guangzhou Evergrande striker Gao Lin on the hour mark of Shanghai Shenhua’s 3-0 defeat.

The Australian was left bloodied by the incident which him to be substituted out of the game moments later.

Cahill took to social media after the game, where he revealed his nose was “a little broken”.

Cahill scored his first goal for Shanghai last weekend in a 2-0 win over Hangzhou.

It is unclear at this stage whether he’ll be fit to play next weekend’s derby against Shanghai SIPG.