Cardiff striker Jones considers Chinese move

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HITC Sport understands Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones is weighing up a move to China.

Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones is in talks with Sven Goran Eriksson's Shanghai SIPG over a possible move to China, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Bluebirds boss Russell Slade revealed on Saturday that Jones was in talks with an unnamed foreign club after he was left out of Cardiff's squad for their win over Blackburn Rovers.

Sources have told HITC Sport that the unnamed club is actually Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai SIPG as former England and Manchester City boss Eriksson looks to add Jones to his squad.

SIPG finished second in the Chinese Super League last season and Eriksson is keen to add to his squad as he aims to build a side capable of winning the title.

Jones is out of contract at Cardiff at the end of the season and the club are willing to let him move on to get him off the wage bill so that they can use the money to strengthen the squad elsewhere.

Former Southampton and Stoke striker Jones joined Cardiff in January 2014 as part of a swap deal that saw Peter Odemwingie move the other way to Stoke City.

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