Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP
Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP

Sun Jihai says foreign coaches ‘only in China for the money’, damaging Chinese football

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Topic |   Chinese Super League
Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP
Manchester City’s Sun Jihai beats Liverpool’s Fernando Torres to the ball in an English Premier League game in 2008. Photo: AFP
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