Huang Bowen celebrates netting Guangzhou Evergrande's equaliser against Japan's Gamba Osaka during the 2015 AFC Champions League semi-final first leg in Guangzhou. Photo: Xinhua
Huang Bowen celebrates netting Guangzhou Evergrande's equaliser against Japan's Gamba Osaka during the 2015 AFC Champions League semi-final first leg in Guangzhou. Photo: Xinhua

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Guangzhou Evergrande – China’s richest football club in need of bailout

  • ‘Be The Best Forever’ demanded the club crest as years of big spending comes back to haunt it
  • High-profile signings with wages to match plus investment in academy have left club short

Huang Bowen celebrates netting Guangzhou Evergrande's equaliser against Japan's Gamba Osaka during the 2015 AFC Champions League semi-final first leg in Guangzhou. Photo: Xinhua
Huang Bowen celebrates netting Guangzhou Evergrande's equaliser against Japan's Gamba Osaka during the 2015 AFC Champions League semi-final first leg in Guangzhou. Photo: Xinhua
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