Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP
Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP

Espanyol’s China star Wu Lei takes pay cut to extend stay with Spanish club

  • China’s most high-profile footballer is reported to be on equivalent salary of reserve team player in Chinese Super League
  • The 28-year-old forward, who had agreed to halve his Shanghai SIPG wage to join the Spanish club in 2019, is praised by social media users

Topic |   Spanish La Liga
Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP
Espanyol’s Chinese forward Wu Lei celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in La Liga in February. Photo: AFP
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