New season, new spending record

A new Chinese Super League season starts on Friday and its clubs have spent a record US$410 million during the winter transfer window, despite the cap on transfer fees and wages

Argentine striker Carlos Tevez poses after signing for Shanghai Shenhua in December 2016, a move that reportedly made him the world's highest-paid football player. Photo: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez poses after signing for Shanghai Shenhua in December 2016, a move that reportedly made him the world's highest-paid football player. Photo: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE