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
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?
Buriram United are happy to fly the flag for Southeast Asia in the 2016 Asian Champions League. But, as John Duerden discovered, they don’t just want to compete in the prestigious tournament – they want to win it.