A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP
A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP
Jonathan White
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Jonathan White

China’s sports suits use Fifa World Cup focus to propose Marcello Lippi’s national team join the Chinese Super League

Bizarre move proposed by administrators would damage credibility of domestic game with little obvious benefit to Marcello Lippi’s players

A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP
A Chinese fan waves the national flag after the World Cup 2018 match between Germany and Mexico. Photo: AP
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.