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Former Chelsea star Pato completes move to the Chinese Super League

Former Chelsea star Pato completes move to the Chinese Super League

Former Chelsea forward Alexandre Pato has joined the bandwagon of players moving to the Chinese Super League after completing a move to Tianjin Quanjian.

The 27-year-old Brazilian star who had a stint last season with the Blues however becomes the latest player to make a move to China.

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Former Chelsea player Alexandre Pato

Pato who has also played for Italian club AC Milan joined the Chinese Super League club after a brief stint at Villarreal where he scored six goals in 24 games in all competitions.

''I am happy to have joined this club, and it is nice to be part of the new family,'' Pato said.

Alexandre Pato

Former AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato

The forward made his name at Internacional and Milan before injuries derailed his career, a spell at Corinthians followed by loan stints at Sao Paulo and Chelsea.

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He joins the likes of Oscar and Hulk (Shanghai SIPG), Carlos Tevez (Shanghai Shenhua), Ramires (Jiangsu Suning) Mikel Obi (Tianjin Teda) and Graziano Pelle (Shandong Luneng) in China.

Tianjin Quanjian is currently being coached by former Italy world cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro.

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