Renato Soares de Oliveira Augusto Oscar joined Shanghai SIPG from Chelsea and his Brazil team-mate Renato Augusto convinced him to make the move.
Guangzhou Beijing Guoan moved level with Guangzhou Evergrande at the top of the Chinese Super League after a mixed weekend for the early pace-setters.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Satoru Yamagishi's strike fired Sanfrecce Hiroshima into the AFC Champions League last 16 at the expense of Central Coast Mariners.
Roger Schmidt Roger Schmidt is due to be unveiled on July 1 after signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with Beijing Guoan.
Guangzhou Guangzhou Evergrande and Shandong Luneng both came from behind to secure wins and move further clear at the top of the Chinese Super League.
Lukas Podolski Lukas Podolski could be the latest famous European name to join the Chinese Super League, with Beijing Guoan interested.
Beijing Guoan Beijing Guoan are the only Chinese Super League outfit with a perfect record following a 2-0 win over Shanghai Shenhua on Monday.
Liam Reddy Liam Reddy's reflexes and the influence of goalkeeping coach John Crawley helped lift Central Coast to a crucial 1-0 AFC Champions League victory over Beijing Guoan.
Guangzhou Guangzhou Evergrande can close in on a last-16 spot as AFC Champions League groups begin to take shape on matchday five.
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