Seven players who could be available after CSL complications
The Chinese Football Federation announced that 18 clubs across the top three divisions are experiencing issues in paying their players.
The Argentine left Boca Juniors in December 2016 to become the best paid player in the world with a net annual salary of 38 million euro. Aged 33, the former Juve, Manchester United, Man. City and West Ham player has a current market value of 4,5 million euro according to specialized website Transfermarkt.
Guangzhou paid Tottenham Hotspur 14 million euro in 2015 for the Brazilian's services. After two years in the CSL the player's value has not depreciated with a market value of 15 million euro attached to the 29 year old. This summer FC Barcelona have expressed a significant interest in the player despite a buy-out clause of 40 million euro attached to his signature.
Just two years ago the Colombian was a major acquisition for Atlético Madrid who paid FC Porto 37 million euro for the striker's services. The player was a major flop at the Calderon and just six months after moving to Madrid, the Spanish side shipped him off to Guangzhou Evergrande in exchange for 42 million euro. Despite performing well in Portugal and with the Colombian national side, the forward has seen his current market value plummet to just 5 million euro.
With a 20 million euro 2016 summer move to SIPG the player swapped the Premier League for the CSL and the lure of a 22 million euro salary per season. Just 25 years old, Oscar is still regarded as an attractive footballing proposition with a estimated transfer value of 25 million euro attached to the player.
The Argentine player moved from Ligue 1 side PSG to Hebei Fortune with the lure of an astronomical salary once again the key factor in the decision in moving to the Chinese top flight. Now aged 32 the attacking midfielder would still aspire to a return to a major European club.