Dalian Pro to replace Chongqing in Super League

Chinese Super League fans in Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Liaoning-based football club Dalian Pro has been reinstated to the Chinese Super League (CSL) following the withdrawal of Chongqing Liangjiang Athletic, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) has announced.

Chongqing announced earlier this week that it has withdrawn from the league and will cease operations due to financial problems. Media reports have stated the club has debts of more than ¥300m ($44.8m/€41.7m).

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