The North-East View: A Look ahead for Changchun


The 2014 season is over and it’s now time for Changchun Yatai to look ahead to 2015 , starting with a productive off-season. The Past The last two seasons have been ones to forget for Changchun Yatai fans, who had to watch their team finish 14th in 2013 and 13th in 2014. In the 2012 […]

Yan Xiangchuang leads deadline day casualties


Friday’s deadline day was one of frantic activity for many Chinese Super League sides, but failed to live up to the hopes of many players around the country who had hoped to secure first team football for the season ahead. Wild East Football takes a look at just some of the big name Chinese players […]

WEF Exclusive: Hong Kong youth international Brian Fok signs for Shanghai Shenhua


Shanghai Shenhua have this week completed the signing of 19-year-old Hong Kong youth international Brian Fok, with the move coming as Shenhua owners Greenland Group attempted some last minute deals to ready their depleted squad for the new Chinese Super League season. Speaking exclusively to Wild East Football, Fok (number 4 in main picture) spoke of […]

China transfer updates: 27 February 2014


A round-up of the leading Chinese Super League transfer news from the penultimate day of the window, with just 24 hours left until the registration deadline ahead of the 2014 season. Shandong Luneng vice-captain Cui Peng has had a meeting with manager Cuca to determine his future and will now remain with the Jinan club. […]

Shandong sign midfielder Junior Urso as fifth foreign player


Runner up in the 2013 Chinese Super League, Shandong Luneng have filled their final foreign player allocation for the season ahead with the capture of defensive midfielder Junior Urso from Coritiba for around 15 million RMB (1.8 million Euro). Urso, 24, joins at the behest of coach Cuca following a month of reported negotiations. Despite […]

Guangzhou R&F sign controversial Korean midfielder

Olympics Day 8 - Men's Football Q/F - Match 28 - Great Britain v Korea

Busan IPark have announced the sale of international midfielder Park Jong-Woo to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F, with the player signing a three-year contract with the Canton side. Park, 24, hit the headlines at the London 2012 Olympics when he was denied the chance to collect his bronze medal after holding up a “Dokdo/Tokto […]

Guangzhou R&F sign Chinese duo, Yakubu departs


Guangzhou R&F’s preparations for the 2014 Chinese Super League season have upped a level over the past week, with Nigeria international Yakubu departing while two Chinese players arrived from Shanghai Shenxin. Yakubu, 31, had spent 18 months with the Yuexiushan outfit, but now joins Qatari Stars League side Al-Rayyan as they fight against relegation. He […]

Shandong recruitment continues as Montillo signs


Shandong Luneng have announced that a US$11 million deal has been struck with Santos for Argentine playmaker Walter Montillo, with the player set to arrive in China over the New Year period. Montillo, 29, will sign a €5 million-a-year contract with the Jinan-based side, having agreed terms pending medical examinations. The Santos No. 10 has […]

Guangzhou R&F announce Jang Hyun-Soo arrival

Jang Hyun Soo

Guangzhou R&F have announced their first signing of what is reported to be a big off-season of activity for the club, securing South Korea defender Jang Hyun-Soo from FC Tokyo. Jang, 22, has signed a three-year deal with the Yuexiushan side after passing medical examinations on Saturday, with his arrival announced on social media site […]

WEF 2013-14 CSL Transfer Tracker

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Follow all the latest comings and goings in Chinese football with the Wild East Football transfer tracker, where we will endeavour to keep you up to date with the latest news and speculation regarding comings and goings this winter. Feel free to add any links to stories you have seen in the comments section below […]