Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have completed the signing of Slovenia international midfielder Marek Hamsik from Napoli, the club confirmed via social media.
The 31-year-old arrives in China after more than 11 seasons with the Naples-based side, where he surpassed Diego Maradona's tally to become the club's all-time leading scorer.
He joins a Dalian team that is under new management, with South Korea's Choi Kang-hee recently replacing Bernd Schuster following a fight against relegation last...
Napoli drew 0-0 with Torino on Sunday, their third goalless draw in four Serie A games, allowing Juventus to take a 13-point lead at the top of the table.
Carlo Ancelotti's side were held to stalemates by AC Milan and Fiorentina in their last two away games and failed to find the net once again at the Stadio San Paolo.
In the first half, Milik poked a finish...
An agreement for Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik to join Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang has been found, owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has announced.
Hamsik has been at San Paolo since joining from Brescia in 2007 and is the club's record goal scorer and appearance maker.
"An agreement with Dalian has been reached," De Laurentiis wrote. "I wish Marek happiness in China.
"The doors of Napoli will always be open to him."
Hamsik has scored 121 goals in 520 matches and won the Coppa Italia...