Alex Pato celebrates scoring in the 2018 AFC Champions League against Guangzhou Evergrande when the club was known as Tianjin Quanjian. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
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The East Stand by Jonathan White

Chinese Super League’s Tianjin Tianhai available for ‘free’ amid football finance meltdown

  • Shenzhen reported to take CSL spot if Tianjin Tianhai cannot find new owner and fulfil Chinese FA requirements
  • Dramatic fall from grace for side that reached AFC Champions League quarters with Alex Pato and Axel Witsel

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Alex Pato celebrates scoring in the 2018 AFC Champions League against Guangzhou Evergrande when the club was known as Tianjin Quanjian. Photo: AFP
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