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China Government Eyes Transfer Regulation


The Chinese government has called for restraint in a bid to cool the inflated fees and salaries being offered by Chinese Super League clubs just days after the country’s transfer window opened.

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Carlos Tévez, Oscar and Axel Witsel have become the latest high-profile foreigners to sign for CSL clubs, but with media speculation claiming the trio – and others – have signed for astronomical sums, the authorities have broken their silence.

In an unusual move, a government spokesman was quoted on the website of the General Administration of Sport saying the government would seek to “regulate and restrain high-priced signings, and make reasonable restrictions on players’ high incomes.”

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Speculation has been rife over the sums on offer to foreign stars, with Tévez rumoured to be earning anywhere between €20-€40 million-a-year for his two-year contract with Shanghai Shenhua.

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