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Ex-Everton defender Browning to commit international future to China

Former Everton defender Tyias Browning is ready to commit his international future to China.

Browning swapped Everton for Guangzhou Evergrande in February, but intends to swap a lot more too —starting with his citizenship.

The defender was born in Liverpool and represented England at Under-17, U19 and U21 level. But he has a grandfather from China on his mother's side — which could give the 25-year-old an advantage in the Chinese Super League.

“People were saying I was a bit young to come to China but I came here for a new challenge and I'm enjoying it," he told the Mirror.

As for his naturalisation, he added: “I'm just waiting for it all to be confirmed, but no one's given me an exact time frame."


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