Former Liverpool target Alex Teixeira leaves Shakhtar Donetsk for China

The big spending in China continues with Alex Teixeira swapping Shakhtar Donetsk for Jiangsu Suning in a deal believed to be worth around €50 million.

The 26-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool during the January transfer window before the Premier League club pulled the plug on any possible deal.

Since moving to the Ukraine from Vasco de Gama in 2009, Teixira has scored 89 goals in 223 games and built up his reputation with some eye catching performances in the Champions League.

Teixiera joins Ramires, Gervinho, Jackson Martinez and Fredy Guarin on the list of players who have swapped Europe for the Chinese Super League since the turn of the year.

The likes of Asamoah Gyan, Tim Cahill and Paulinho already play in the competition.

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One thought on “Former Liverpool target Alex Teixeira leaves Shakhtar Donetsk for China

  1. just another greedy club and footballer who both have no ambitions, especially the footballer who true colours are revealed and who only wants MONEY AND NO MEDEALS so glad that LFC did not pay over the top price for this so called talented footballer. just watch and wait he has just FLUSHED his career down the drain. he can forget about getting in to the national side.

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