Rvergrande star has suffered a thigh injury and won’t travel to Qatar.
who wasGuangzhou Evergrande
’s top scorer in the Chinese Super League last season has suffered an injury in his thigh. The Brazilian captain is a key player for Guangzhou as the club is preparing to participate in AFC Champions League games but he won’t travel to Qatar due to his unlucky injury. Guangzhou finished the Chinese Super League in second place and are now hoping to show their quality in the upcoming matches of the continental club championship. Fabio Cannavaro’s team will begin their ACL journey by playing against South Korean sideSuwon Samsung Bluewings
on November 22. Guangzhou will also face Japanese sideVissel Kobe
and Malaysian teamJohor Darul Ta'zim
in Group G. The tight schedule of the matches requires more squad depth for the clubs but with this new injury, Cannavaro must find a way to deal with Paulinho’s absence.