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Unnamed Chinese Super League Club Reportedly Eyeing Ange Postecoglou

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 27 / 17

Australian national team Manager Ange Postecoglou "is a target for a Chinese Super League club, with mounting suggestions the cashed-up outfit is set to make an approach" for him, according to Lynch & Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. While he has "almost 18 months to run" on his five-yea...

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