Jiangsu Suning want to avenge last year's pain of finishing second to Guangzhou Evergrande in the Chinese Super League and Chinese FA Cup in 2017.
Muang Thong United have lost striker Cleiton Silva and key midfielder Sarach Yooyen ahead of their AFC Champions League opener vs. Brisbane Roar.
Baba Diawara has linked up with his new Adelaide United teammates after the Senegal striker joined on the advice of Perth Glory rival Diego Castro.
Shanghai Shenhua issued a public apology to the club's fans after Gustavo Poyet's side were eliminated from the Asian Champions League on Wednesday.
John Aloisi has hailed Brisbane Roar's AFC Champions League boilover in China as the greatest victory in his tenure at the club.
Brisbane Roar's Brandon Borrello and Tommy Oar were pleased with their 2-0 win over Shanghai Shenhua.