Roberto Donadoni should be in the thick of China's football season but his thoughts are consumed by the suffering that the coronavirus has brought to his hometown in northern Italy.
Hopes that the postponed Chinese football season could start as early as April took a hit Wednesday after a Brazilian tested positive for the coronavirus, reportedly a first in Chinese football.
Yaya Toure's red card after 10 seconds and a last-minute winner completed a great escape from relegation for the only English coach in Chinese football.
Yaya Toure says FIFA is not doing enough to stamp out racism and that England should have walked off the pitch in the face of monkey chants during their Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria.
Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has landed in China on a trial with second-tier Qingdao Huanghai, the club told AFP on Friday.
Former Nigerian international Victor Anichebe has made a complaint to FIFA about his former club, Beijing Enterprises, encouraging him to match fix.
Sergi Barjuan played in two World Cups for Spain, spent nearly ten years with Barcelona and is a close friend of Mnchester City manager Pep Guardiola
Jose Antonio Reyes, who once played for big sides such as Arsenal, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, has now signed for the bottom side in China's second tier.
South African striker Dino Ndlovu spent three nights sheltering in a station toilet before going on to play Champions League football -- and he is now embarking on the latest chapter in his career with a move to China.