Brazilian-born striker Elkeson is the first player of non-Chinese heritage to have been included in the China squad.
Guangzhou Evergrande took a huge stride towards reclaiming the Chinese Super League title as Fabio Cannavaro's side won 3-1 at Beijing Guoan.
Former Italy head coach Roberto Donadoni has been appointed the new head coach of Shenzhen FC, the Chinese Super League club announced on Tuesday.
Gareth Bale's proposed move to Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning has been called off by Real Madrid, according to ESPN FC sources.
Jose Mourinho has turned down the biggest managerial offer in football history of €100m to manage Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande.
Beijing Guoan continue to lead the Chinese Super League standings following a 3-2 win over Guangzhou R&F on Saturday.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said he turned down Sergio Ramo's request to take an offer to play in China.
Beijing Guoan's winning start to the Chinese Super League was brought to an end on Sunday by defending champions Shanghai SIPG.
Chris Coleman's reign as head coach of Hebei CFFC was brought to an end on Wednesday, the Chinese Super League club confirmed on social media.
Jiangsu Suning missed the chance to move into the Chinese Super League's top four after Yannick Carrasco's secured Dalian Yifang a 1-1 draw.
Beijing Guoan continued their perfect start Chinese Super League as a Jonathan Viera hat trick saw the leaders a 4-1 beat Dalian Yifang.
Alex Teixeira and Eder Martins scored two goals apiece as Jiangsu Suning handed Guangzhou R&F a 5-1 thrashing on Sunday.
Odion Ighalo struck twice as Shanghai Shenhua thrashed Beijing Renhe 5-1 on Sunday, a second straight Chinese Super League victory.
Three goals in seven second-half minutes ensured Shandong Luneng maintained their unbeaten start to the Chinese Super League campaign.
Wei Shihao could see his Guanzghou Evergrande contract terminated, after breaking Otabek Shukurov of Uzbekistan's leg during the China Cup.
Ex-AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato had joined newly-promoted Tianjin Tianhai in 2016 and helped them qualify for the Asian Champions League.
Fabio Cannavaro will be advised by Marcello Lippo, who stepped down in January, and the FA have confirmed whether the appointment is permanent.
Promoted Shenzhen FC maintained their perfect start to the Chinese Super League season on Sunday as they defeated Tianjin Tianhai 2-1.
Yannick Carrasco's stoppage-time strike salvaged a point for 10 man Dalian Yifang as they secured a 1-1 Chinese Super League draw with Henan Jianye.
The Chinese Super League's winter transfer window is now closed, and ESPN FC runs through all the biggest arrivals and departures.
The LA Galaxy have transferred forward Ola Kamara to Shenzhen FC of the Chinese Super League, the club announced on Thursday.
Nicolas Gaitan fell victim to the Chinese Football Association's regulations that limit each club to just four foreign players.
The parent company of Manchester City, New York City FC and Melbourne City has bought a stake in third-tier Chinese side Sichuan Jiuniu.
Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have completed the signing of Slovenia international midfielder Marek Hamsik from Napoli.