ROME – The coronavirus also breaks into the world of football.
In fact, many European and South American footballers, frightened by the coronavirus epidemic, are thinking of returning to Europe.
Who are we talking about? We speak, for example, of (the list is from the Gazzetta dello Sport) Oscar and Paulinho, or Moussa Dembelé, Marouane Fellaini and Marko Arnautovic, who had been among the most recent acquisitions of the Super League clubs.
There are also some players who arrived in China from our Serie A: Graziano Pellé, for example, has been at Shandong Luneng since 2016, Eder at Jiangsu Suning since 2018, Stephan El Shaarawy left Roma for Shanghai Shenhua only last summer . And then there is the former Neapolitan Marek Hamsik.
Without forgetting some Brazilian talents such as Alan Kardec, Alex Teixeira, Hulk and Leao Baptistao. And attention also to the Belgian Yannick Ferreira Carrasco.
Who will abandon China? Who will arrive in Europe? Attention because if it is true that the market session is about to close and also true that in these days something could move between China and Europe.
Javier Pastore, who had to give up the Chinese millions, did not move from Europe.
To tell is the Messenger.
The newspaper explains how Roma had practically sold the Argentine to a Chinese Super League team, with the player already ready to embark on a plane heading east. The Salary Cap rock had also been passed, as it would have been a sponsor to cover the player's engagement
But the sudden stoo came because of the coronavirus epidemic that forced the Chinese Football Federation to postpone all competitions, including of course the start of the Chinese Super League scheduled for February 22nd.
Source: Il Messaggero, La Gazzetta dello Sport.
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