John Obi Mikel, Carlos Tevez and Oscar are the latest household names to flock to the Far East for lorryloads of cash – but there's more to the country's development than splurging sizeable sums on established stars
How did a player who once faced Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger end up with Home United in the S.League and now the Malaysia Super League? Kenneth Tan chronicles Ken Ilsø Larsen's remarkable football adventures around the globe.
The Chinese Super League (CSL) garnered worldwide headlines for some astronomical transfer fees handed out earlier this year. With many players now finishing up their campaigns, we rank the performances of 10 of them in relation to their price tags…
A huge investment is being made into football in China. It is reflected in FourFourTwo's Asia 50, with six Chinese Super League players making the list. So, where to from here for the sport in the world's most populated country?