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Carlos Tevez's big-money move to China has proved an expensive mistake

Argentine former Boca Juniors star and current Shanghai Shenhua striker, Carlos Tevez  attends the Boca juniors vs Olimpo Argentina First Division Superliga football match at La Bombonera...

“My contract is very complex and it’s very difficult for me to return [to Boca Juniors],” Carlos Tevez reportedly said to Argentinian media last week. “The Chinese are not stupid.” Not stupid, but there are plenty at Shanghai Shenhua wondering whether signing the forward was a major mistake and a waste of money.

Chinese whispers scarce after rules put brakes on CSL’s megastar transfers

Brazilian soccer players Lucas Lima (L), Oscar and Hulk (R) attend a training session in Sao Paulo

‘Great Wad of China”, “Great Walk of China”, “Chinese Takeaway” “Forbidden City!” (for a story about Kasper Schmeichel not leaving Leicester), “China Crisis!” “There is no China Crisis!” A genre of UK headlines could soon become redundant after the latest intervention by the Beijing government in its flagship football competition, the Chinese Super League, came into force.

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Argentine former Boca Juniors star and current Shanghai Shenhua striker, Carlos Tevez  attends the Boca juniors vs Olimpo Argentina First Division Superliga football match at La Bombonera...

Carlos Tevez's big-money move to China has proved an expensive mistake

“My contract is very complex and it’s very difficult for me to return [to Boca Juniors],” Carlos Tevez reportedly said to Argentinian media last week. “The Chinese are not stupid.” Not stupid, but there are plenty at Shanghai Shenhua wondering whether signing the forward was a major mistake and a waste of money.

Brazilian soccer players Lucas Lima (L), Oscar and Hulk (R) attend a training session in Sao Paulo

Chinese whispers scarce after rules put brakes on CSL’s megastar transfers

‘Great Wad of China”, “Great Walk of China”, “Chinese Takeaway” “Forbidden City!” (for a story about Kasper Schmeichel not leaving Leicester), “China Crisis!” “There is no China Crisis!” A genre of UK headlines could soon become redundant after the latest intervention by the Beijing government in its flagship football competition, the Chinese Super League, came into force.