Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA

Li Tie front-runner to replace Marcello Lippi as China head coach, with Li Xiaopeng and Wang Baoshan also in the mix

  • The Wuhan Zall coach led China to their only victory, over Hong Kong, in the EAFF Championship in Busan last week
  • The former Everton midfielder is favoured by the Chinese Football Association over the other two candidates, mainland reports say
Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2022
Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA
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