As each day goes by it seems like the spending power of the Chinese Super League increases as well and this is starting to become evident by the amount of high profile players that have been signed by the Asian clubs of that league.
Ezequiel Lavezzi was signed by Heibei China in a deal where the Argentine player is believed to be earning around £400,000 each week. Alex Teixeira was another fairly well know player that was signed by Jiangsu Suning and Alex Teixeira was a winter target of Liverpool but the Premier League club failed to secure his services as he opted to make a move to the Asian club instead of Anfield and Leicester City’ Claudio Ranieri believes that things of this nature will continue to happen if the spending power of the Chinese Super League continues to grow and this can pose as a huge problem for the Premier League
“In three to five years, all the movement will be in China. China want to overtake the Premier League. It is important to spend money to bring the best players, but there is a big threat because China start to buy young and fantastic players.” Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri said as he voiced his thoughts concerning the recent growth of the Chinese Super League.
The Premier League is still far from over but Claudio Ranieri has already turned into the favorite of winning the manager of the season award as he has transformed Leicester City from being a club that struggled just to survive in the Premier League to snatching a top spot in the top tier league and have made a genuine charge in this season.
Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham Hotspur is another manager who has impressed in this season as his squad is staying in the top spots of the Premier League and the Argentine coach has turned his squad into a team that has a mix between youth and experience which seems to be working out for him.