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Robert Lewandowski, Jurgen Klopp

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski is Positive That Jurgen Klopp can Help Liverpool Steal the Premier League Title

Bayern Munich striker and captain of the Polish national squad Robert Lewandowski has expressed confidence in former Borussia Dortmund manager and current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Lewandowski said that despite Klopp's cheerful demeanor, he is "ruthless."

Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor

Premier League: Aston Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia slams Gabby Agbonlahor's transfer defiance

The Chinese owner of English club Aston Villa, Dr. Tony Xia, recently slammed the act of defiance by the team’s former captain Gabby Agbonlahor, posting in his social media account that the striker should show that he is a “real man” by following regulations.

Aston Villa's Dr. Tony Xia (L) and Roberto Di Matteo

Premier League: Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo praises club's Chinese owner Dr. Tony Xia after successful summer transfer window

Aston Villa head coach Roberto Di Matteo had praised the club’s Chinese owner, Dr. Tony Xia, for the “immediate impact” made in the recently closed English summer transfer window despite being with the club for only two months.

south korea vs china

South Korea Edges China in 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifier Match

South Korea's national men's football team got the better of the visiting Chinese squad with a 3-2 victory in their opening qualification match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

Aston Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia

Premier League: Aston Villa's Dr. Tony Xia stirs controversy after quoting Mao Tse-Tung regarding potential transfer targets

Aston Villa’s notorious owner Dr. Tony Xia got himself into another controversy after quoting Chinese communist revolutionary, leader, and founder Mao Tse-Tung in trying to express his opinion about the club’s potential transfer targets.

Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan

Premier League 2016-2017: Hull City defeats reigning champs Leicester City, 2-1, amidst rumors of impending Chinese takeover

Newly-promoted team Hull City defeated reigning English top flight champions Leicester City, 2-1, at their home field of KC Stadium on Saturday to open the 2016-2017 Premier League season with a bang amidst rumors of an impending Chinese takeover this summer.

Stoke City head coach Mark Hughes

China Football: Stoke City trains 60 Chinese coaches in England

English Premier League side Stoke City FC had accepted to train 60 Chinese association football coaches in Staffordshire, England in line with the country’s move to become a world superpower of the sport by the year 2050.

Brazilian Hulk signs with Shanghai SIPG this summer

Chinese Super League News: China wants to become top destination for European footballers; Hong Kong football 'falling behind'?

China is reportedly keen to gradually become a top destination for European footballers as Chinese football clubs continue to invest massively on foreign players this year. Meanwhile, Hong Kong football officials feel that they are “falling behind” with the rapid growth of football in the country.

Hull City players

China Football: Chinese investors aim to buy Premier League side Hull City

Recent reports have emerged that newly-promoted English Premier League squad Hull City AFC is being targeted by a group of investors from China and Hong Kong and a sale could be imminent.

West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace

China Football: West Brom verifies Chinese buyout; Tony Pulis keeps head coaching job

English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion FC recently confirmed that a Chinese conglomerate had bought the club from former majority owner Jeremy Peace and that head coach Tony Pulis will keep his job moving forward.

Wales Press Conference

Hal Robson-Kanu to Favor Hull City Over $132,000-Per-Week China Deal: Reports

Despite receiving as much as £100,000 per week deal to play in China, Wale's free agent Hal Robson-Kanu is reportedly edging to play for Hull City.

Wang Jianlin

Football News: China’s Dalian Wanda Group Plans to Create Tournament to Rival UEFA Champions League

The owner Chinese multinational conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, Wang Jianlin, is supporting proposals to set in motion a football tournament that would rival the UEFA Champions League (UCL), the international daily newspaper Financial Times reported.

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney

Chinese Super League rumors: China top flight sets sights on England as South America's talent well 'drying up', says Gao

Recent reports are out that the Chinese Super League will soon target big-name English Premier League players as the well of football talent in South America, currently the China top flight’s source of imported geniuses, is beginning to dry up.

mourinho and guardiola

Football News: Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola Set to Meet Each Other in Beijing Faceoff

The newly appointed managers of Manchester City and Manchester United will be facing each other in an early football match when the two English sides meet in a friendly game in Beijing, China on July 25. Veteran Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as the "Red Devils" boss on Friday. Meanwhile, old rival Pep Guardiola of Spain is replacing the outgoing 62-year-old Chilean boss Manuel Pellegrini at City.

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany

Football Transfer Rumors: Vincent Kompany to Stay in Manchester City Despite Pep Guardiola's Arrival, Says Agent

Top Manchester City center back Vincent Kompany is reportedly set to stay at the Etihad next season even with the impending arrival of new manager Pep Guardiola.

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