Yannick Ferreira Carrasco
While some criticised Yannick Carrasco for going from Atletico Madrid to Dalian Yifang, he says he did it to help his World Cup chances.
The Portuguese, alongside fellow newbs Nicolas Gaitan and Yannick Carrasco, started as Dalian Yifang succumbed to an opening-day shellacking against Shanghai SIPG
Dalian Yifang fell to a crushing defeat in their season opener against Shanghai SIPG despite fielding three high-profile debutants.
Selling Yannick Carrasco and Nico Gaitan left Diego Simeone with just 17 outfield players, but he is optimistic it will not be an issue.
Belgium international Yannick Carrasco, 24, is still dreaming of the World Cup following his move to China's Dalian Yifang.
Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have wrapped up the signings of Atletico Madrid pair Yannick Carrasco and Nico Gaitan.
Atletico Madrid could yet lose two players to the CSL before China's February 28 transfer deadline, making Diego Simeone nervous.
Fernando Torres and Yannick Carrasco have been linked with moves to CSL side Dalian Yifang and Diego Simeone will not stand in their way.
Diego Simeone has not named Yannick Carrasco in Atletico Madrid's squad to face Copenhagen amid reports the winger is moving to China.
Miguel Angel Gil Marin has explained why coach Diego Simeone is more important to Atletico Madrid than any player, even Antoine Griezmann.