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Newcastle hero Shola Ameobi wanted by Chinese clubs

Off contract Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is being linked with a move to China.

Ameobi was released by Newcastle at the end of last season and has been linked with Hull City, Crystal Palace and Australia's Sydney FC.

The Daily Mail says Ameobi is the latest Premier League player to be courted by clubs in China.

Guangzhou R and F made an approach for Ameobi in February and remain keen on the 32-year-old.

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