Shandong Luneng ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over Guangzhou R&F on Sunday that keeps alive their hopes of a CSL title.
Yang Liyu's added-time goal kept Guangzhou Evergrande within touching distance of Beijing Guoan as they claimed a win over Shanghai Shenhua.
Odion Ighalo's 89th-minute goal for Changchun Yatai denied Chris Coleman's Hebei China Fortune a second straight win.
After playing in just 11 games for Guangzhou, Serbia international midfielder Nemanja Gudelj is off for a yearlong loan to Portugal's Sporting.
Nice announced earlier this week that Balotelli would remain at the club for a third successive season after having been expected to leave.
Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi is unlikely to leave Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA in the near future, according to his coach.
Brazil midfielder, who rejoined Guangzhou in July after a season with Barcelona, gave his side the lead after 15 minutes.
Parma have completed the signing of former Arsenal and Roma winger Gervinho.
Tianjin Quanjian threw away a two-goal lead before salvaging a late point in a 3-3 draw with Beijing Renhe in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.
Li Zhang was fined 42,000 yuan after the Chinese Football Association ruled that the midfielder had 'caused chaos.'
Former Netherlands international Jordi Cruyff succeeds ex-Portugal coach.
The move reunites 26-year-old Sainsbury with Mark van Bommel, who took charge of PSV after completing his role as assistant with Australia.
Witsel made six appearances for Belgium at the World Cup in Russia as they finished third, and has won a total of 96 caps.
Renato Augusto earned Beijing Guoan a share of the points as Sunday's top-of-the-table clash with Shandong Luneng ended in a 1-1 draw.
Shanghai Shenhua coach Gregorio Manzano is concerned Demba Ba may not recover from the horrific leg break he suffered against Shanghai SIPG FC.
Sainsbury joined Jiangsu from Dutch club PEC Zwolle in 2016 before moving to Inter Milan -- also owned by Suning -- on loan a year later.
Jonathan Soriano's hat trick helped earn Beijing Guoan a 6-3 win over Chris Coleman's Hebei China Fortune on Thursday.
Earlier this week, Belgian broadcaster RTBF claimed Witsel was close to a move to the Bundesliga.
Before the World Cup break Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande were in trouble. But Paulinho and Anderson Talisca have turned things around.
Brazilian Anderson Talisca continued his impressive start in the Chinese Super League on Sunday, taking his tally to five goals in two games.
Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has returned to the country to manage Sao Paulo giants Palmeiras after spending three years in China.
Beijing Guoan held off a late rally from Tianjin Quanjian on Sunday to secure a 3-2 win that moved back them back to the summit of the CSL.
Bento's final game in charge was a win over Tianjin Teda on Saturday as Chongqing arrested a run of six straight defeats since May.
Jonathan Viera's 87th-minute strike earned Beijing Guoan a 2-1 win over Henan Jianye to reach summit for first time since 2015.
Oscar's close-range tap-in ensured Shanghai SIPG remained in top spot with a 1-1 draw against second-placed Shandong Luneng on Tuesday.
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|Shandong Luneng Taishan||22||12||5||5||+11||41|
|Hebei China Fortune FC||22||7||8||7||0||29|
|Guizhou Hengfeng FC||22||3||3||16||-24||12|