Some of the biggest names in world football are now either playing in China or being linked with the country's cashed-up Super League. But what impact could the competition's new rules have on the foreign invasion?
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
This week's AFC Champions League playoff between Muangthong United and Johor Darul Ta'zim was worthy of the tournament proper. John Duerden argues it's time for Southeast Asia to have more involvement in the region's premier club competition.