Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters
Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

The East Stand by Jonathan White

Manchester City investing in Chinese club is boldest attempt yet as overseas teams try to cash in while fortune favours football

  • English Premier League side’s owners City Football Group and partners among investors in China League Two side Sichuan Jiuniu
  • Club taking different approach from other European teams and ownership is just a small part of the plan

Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters
Fans watch Manchester City training in Shenzhen in 2016. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.