Salomon Kalou says African football can only develop from more countries participating in the AFCON.
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed any immediate threat of Chinese Super League clubs prising his best players away from Bavaria.
Schalke have signed Holger Badstuber on loan from Bayern Munich for the second half of the 2016-17 season.
Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti has spoken about his side's confidence, the World Cup expansion and Claudio Ranieri.
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng is not expected to return to action before March and could miss the Champions League tie against Arsenal.
Schalke have confirmed their interest in Bayern Munich's Holger Badstuber, but Carlo Ancelotti has said he will only be allowed to leave on loan.