Celtic bargain over Du Wei

Shanghai Shenhua must drop their £800,000 (11.7 million RMB) price tag for defender Du Wei if he is to join Celtic, says boss Gordon Strachan. The latest reports on the now long-running saga suggest that the Scottish Premier League club is interested in the 23-year-old but considers him an investment for the future, rather than […]

Another blow for Chinese football

Bayern Munich became the latest club to pimp itself out on the web to Chinese football fans, following in the footsteps of Man U. Why the pessimism? Well, how is China going to develop its domestic game when mega-bucks European clubs are wooing their fans away from their own game? No wonder the Chinese always […]

Du on his Wei to Celtic?

The chances of Shanghai Shenhua FC‘s Du Wei moving to Celtic FC took a big boost today when the Scottish club’s established defender Bobo Balde went AWOL by jetting off to France. The Guinean international met officials with Olympique Marseilles FC — 1993 European Champions — without telling his club and now looks set to […]