Brazil midfielder Paulinho completes a journey of personal redemption with his move to Barcelona while boosting Asian football, writes John Duerden.
Ezequiel Lavezzi's brace moved Hebei CFFC back up into fifth in the CSL standings, keeping alive their 2018 AFC Champions League qualification hopes.
UAE coach Edgardo Bauza will be forced to select his squad for the final two qualifying matches for Russia 2018 after watching his players in Europe.
AFC CL quarterfinal between the SIPG, and Evergrande promises much watch football says FC's Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill.
New Beijing Guoan coach Roger Schmidt has set his sights on returning the club to the Asian Champions League.
Asian Champions League organizers are preparing to play a quarterfinal in neutral venues because of diplomatic tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.