Espanyol’s new Chinese forward Wu Lei (right) poses with fans during his presentation after signing from Shanghai SIPG. Photo: EPA

Wu Lei – China’s Maradona, or football’s Yao Ming? Espanyol’s new signing faces pressure in ‘one of best leagues in the world’

  • La Liga club hope to attract more fans from China with new signing
  • Chinese Super League top scorer says he now has ‘maturity’ to deal with dream move to Europe
Topic |   Spanish La Liga

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Espanyol’s new Chinese forward Wu Lei (right) poses with fans during his presentation after signing from Shanghai SIPG. Photo: EPA
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China's Wu Lei fights for the ball at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football match against Kyrgyzstan. Photo: AFP

China’s Wu Lei joins Espanyol: forward leaves Chinese Super League champions Shanghai SIPG for Spanish La Liga strugglers

  • Forward expected to be ruled out for at least a month with shoulder injury sustained on national duty at the Asian Cup
  • CSL top scorer leaves champions Shanghai SIPG for Chinese-owned side sitting 15th on the table
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China's Wu Lei fights for the ball at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football match against Kyrgyzstan. Photo: AFP
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