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Clubs and players make beeline for Chinese riches

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The new English Premier League season is hurtling towards us, via mainland China.

Ten days from now, the champions Manchester City, together with Wolverhampton Wanderers, Newcastle and West Ham, will play in Nanjing and Shanghai.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline Clubs and players make beeline for Chinese riches. Subscribe