Monday, 9 January 2017


It has been revealed on the tournament's
Twitter account that the advocator has
peregrinate to the Chinese Super League side,
though the club are yet to officially attest
the deal.
Shanghai SIPG have consummated the signing
of former Chelsea and Authentic Madrid advocator
Ricardo Carvalho, according to the AFC
Champions League's Twitter account. The Chinese Super League outfit, now
managed by ex-Blues boss Andre Villas-
Boas, landed Oscar for a reported
£52m earlier in the transfer window.
And it has been revealed by the AFC
Champions League's Twitter account that
they have invigorated their squad further
with the integration of Carvalho, though a deal
is still yet to be officially promulgated by
Shanghai SIPG.
Carvalho, a free agent since leaving
Monaco at the terminus of the 2015-16 Ligue 1
campaign, has been training with the club
in the last few days, Villas-Boas has
When asked about the rumours circumventing
Carvalho, he told Chinese media: "I have a
good relationship with Carvalho, who has a
sublime professional vocation.
"His CV makes it impossible for me to
doubt his considerable stature among his
peers. I'm impressed by the composure he
showed on his first day of training. Right
now he's just training with us. We'll make a
decision in due time."
However, Xie Hui, an assistant coach at the
club, recently issued an ambiguously-
worded message on his Weibo
account saying: "Ricardo Carvalho, it's a
honor to have you on our side."
He left Stamford Bridge after six years to
join Authentic and hoisted the Liga designation with Los
Blancos during the 2011-12 season afore
joining Monaco in 2013.
Shanghai SIPG are one of Chinese football's
star magnetizations, having withal signed Hulk
from Zenit for a then-Asian record £46.1m
afore smashing that mark when securing

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