Ailton signs with Chongqing Lifan

Former German Footballer of the Year, Ailton has signed with Chinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan.

Former German Footballer of the Year, Ailton has signed with Chinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan.

The 36-year old Brazilian has impressed in recent trials with the struggling outfit and joins the team who have just nine points from 15 matches.

The ex-Werder Bremen star who also had stints with Schalke 04, Hamburg, Besiktas and Grasshoppers showed strong form in his trials, prompting coach Arie Haan to make the signing.

“I was a bit concerned about his physical condition, but the trial shows he is much better than I thought,” Haan told the Chongqing Evening Post.

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