Yesterday morning, the Chinese Football Association announced through official channels that the Chinese men's Asian Games team will play two international B-level warm-up matches with the visiting South Korean U6 national team (Korean men's Asian Games) at the Jinhua Sports Center Stadium on June 15 and 19. It is understood that considering that the team only has two international break cycles to use before the start of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the Chinese men's Asian Games team will recruit some over-aged candidates to participate in a new training session and two warm-up matches. On the issue of specific personnel recruitment, the national football team will fully cooperate with the men's Asian Games team.
In order to prepare for the Hangzhou Asian Games, the Chinese men's Asian Games team led by Gyurjevic plans to assemble on June 6 in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, one of the cities in the Asian Games football competition area. As this year coincides with the year of international football competitions, the schedule of various domestic and international competitions is close, considering that professional club events are equally important, the national football team and the men's Asian Games team will arrange this year's training and warm-up matches (except for the main match of the Asian Games football match) within the international break cycle set by FIFA.
It is understood that since the opening of the Chinese Super League on April 4, Jurjevic has "plunged" into the Chinese Super League to inspect players. Among them, he has inspected the most league games in Shanghai, which is also related to the fact that the two Shanghai teams have multiple candidate international players.
At the end of March last year, taking advantage of the opportunity of the closed training of the national football team and the men's Asian Games team in Haikou, Zhang Linpeng, Wu Xi and Zhang Yuning, three main players of the national football team, were borrowed to the men's Asian Games team to train together, and they are also the main candidates for the men's Asian Games team to compete in this Asian Games. However, since the start of the new season of the Chinese Super League, Wu Xi has suffered serious injuries, Zhang Yuning has been injured repeatedly, Zhang Linpeng has also been plagued by injuries, and there are doubts about whether the three of them can successfully participate in the Asian Games.
Under these circumstances, the coaching staff of the men's Asian Games team had to increase the team of candidate over-aged internationals in case of emergency. It is reported that the main players of the national football team, including Wu Lei and Jiang Guangtai, are actually among the choices of Jurjevic. In addition, league pacesetters such as full-back Deng Hanwen may also be in the men's Asian Games squad. The specific result will depend on the results of the discussion between the two national team managers.
As some over-aged international players will accompany the men's Asian Games team to Jinhua for training and competition, national football coach Jankovic will recruit some newcomers to participate in the national football team's training camp and two warm-up matches in Dalian in June. Recently, he has been traveling to various regions of the Chinese Super League to inspect players, and went to Dalian to inspect the national football venue. (Beijing Youth Daily reporter Xiao Zhao)