The latest news from Guangzhou R&F
Mousa Dembele is heading to the Chinese Super League - but how have previous stars fared in China?
Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Goals change games in football but for Dragan Stojkovic, the man Arsene Wenger once tipped to succeed him at Arsenal, one goal altered the course of his career and landed him in China instead of at Premier League outfit Swansea City.
Dutch football giants Ajax announced a five-year partnership with Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F on Monday that will attempt to build the best youth academy in China.
Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai SIPG ended Guangzhou Evergrande's run of nine straight Chinese Super League victories to cut their lead at the top of the table.
Brazilian veteran Robinho will join Luiz Felipe Scolari's Guangzhou Evergrande, the Chinese champions announced Thursday, re-uniting the pair after the ex-Real Madrid player was left off Scolari's World Cup roster.
China's most glamorous football club Guangzhou Evergrande plans to list on a minor stock exchange in a bid to attract strategic investors and boost its brand, a statement said on Thursday.