Beginning of the end for Evergrande’s domination ? Greenland make Shenhua promise

Shanghai Shenhua can look forward to returning to the top of Chinese football within three years of Greenland group taking over, the real estate giant’s chairman said in a TV news interview. Although there has been no announcement yet of any changes to the ownership structure at Shenhua, Zhang’s remarks are the clearest indication yet […]

Zhu Jun’s scorched earth policy continues as Shenhua sell Song to Guoan

Erratic Shanghai Shenhua owner Zhu Jun appeared to be executing a scorched earth policy on his club today, with the sale of a third key domestic player, Song Boxuan, to Beijing Guoan for 2.4 million Euro. Speculation in Shanghai is currently at an all-time high that the video game mogul is planning to relinquish his […]

Shanghai Shenhua 2013 in review: Zhu Jun wanted Shenhua relegated

With 2013 coming to a close, its time for the annual round-up of how Shanghai Shenhua performed. Correspondent Cameron Wilson gets out the enigma machine to try to make sense of the CSL’s soap opera club and comes to a rather disturbing conclusion… After a traumatic and truly bizarre 2012, Shanghai Shenhua started this season […]

Exclusive: “Shenhua have no intention of leaving Shanghai” – stadium source

Contrary to the headlines dominating the Chinese football press at present, Shanghai Shenhua’s proposed move to Kunming in south-west China is nothing more than political manoeuvring, an inside source told . Soccer News carried a report to “shock the Chinese football world” yesterday claiming an un-named Yunnan province company had already paid a sum of […]

Greenland group breaks silence over potential Shanghai Shenhua takeover

Real estate giants Greenland has confirmed it is interested in buying Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua but say it is waiting to see how the general situation develops. Late last month, Chinese media reported that the group had purchased the club, however the news turned out to be premature. No confirmation came from Greenland […]