Jiangsu Suning’s Alex Teixeira (left) and Eder celebrate after winning the 2020 Chinese Super League final. The team left the CSL ahead of the 2021 season. Photo: AFP
Jiangsu Suning’s Alex Teixeira (left) and Eder celebrate after winning the 2020 Chinese Super League final. The team left the CSL ahead of the 2021 season. Photo: AFP

Chinese Super League 2021 season preview: new names, same old CSL

  • New season starts on Tuesday with Guangzhou FC meeting Guangzhou City in front of 30,000 fans
  • Star players have left but there has been plenty of movement including new bosses at seven of the 16 teams

Jiangsu Suning’s Alex Teixeira (left) and Eder celebrate after winning the 2020 Chinese Super League final. The team left the CSL ahead of the 2021 season. Photo: AFP
Jiangsu Suning’s Alex Teixeira (left) and Eder celebrate after winning the 2020 Chinese Super League final. The team left the CSL ahead of the 2021 season. Photo: AFP
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