New Chinese champions Jiangsu Suning, Fabio Cannavaro's two-time Asian title-holders Guangzhou Evergrande and Oscar's Shanghai SIPG are prime among those likely to have to rebrand themselves.
Chinese Super League: Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira stars as Jiangsu Suning wins first league title
The second leg of the championship decider belonged to the 30-year-old Teixeira, who was strongly linked with a move to Liverpool before joining Jiangsu for 50 million euros in 2016.
The 31-year-old almost joined Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning in 2019 before Real pulled the plug on the deal, a decision that still irks Bale.
Despite winning four Champions League titles with Real, Bale divides opinion because of a perceived lack of commitment and a poor injury record.
Premier League return not on Gareath Bale's mind currently, could finish career at Real Madrid, says agent
Despite winning four Champions League titles with Real, Bale divides opinion due to a perceived lack of commitment and a poor injury record.
Real Madrid’s last minute decision to insist on a transfer fee ended the club’s hopes of offloading Welsh winger Gareth Bale to Jiangsu Suning, the Chinese Super League side’s head coach Cosmin Olaroiu said
La Liga: Zinedine Zidane unfazed by injured Gareth Bale's Wales call-up, says winger 'not ready to play'
Bale enjoyed an encouraging start to the season and Zidane has been noticeably more positive in recent weeks about the Welsh winger's future
LaLiga: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says he will count on winger Gareth Bale for upcoming season
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said that he'll be counting on Gareth Bale to deliver in the absence of Eden Hazard and will look to utilise him adequately
LaLiga: Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid squad against Salzburg as standoff with manager Zinedine Zidane continues
Welsh winger Gareth Bale is in no rush to leave the Santiago Bernabeu, where he has a lucrative contract until 2022, worth around 18 million euros a year
LaLiga: Gareth Bale's move to CSL side Jiangsu Suning blocked by Real Madrid over transfer fee, according to reports
Former Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale came off the bench to play half an hour in Real's record 7-3 defeat to rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday in a friendly.
Suning, the electrical retailer who own Jiangsu Suning, are also majority shareholders in Inter Milan and the prospect remains that Gareth Bale could move on loan.
Gareth Bale is on the lookout for life outside of the Bernabeu after being told he is not part of Zinedine Zidane's plans at Real Madrid.
LaLiga: Gareth Bale will not leave Real Madrid on loan, claims agent amid rumours of transfer to Chinese Super League
Gareth Bale’s agent has ruled out any loan deal for the Real Madrid forward as the Spanish side seek to offload the Wales international.
Pre-season friendlies: Stevan Jovetic fires Inter Milan to narrow win over Lyon on bumpy Shanghai pitch
The match at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre saw both Inter Milan and Lyon struggle with the poor surface and humidity.
Chinese Super League: Wayne Rooney, Diego Costa linked with Chinese clubs as transfer window opens on Monday
The Chinese Super League already has a bevy of high-profile footballers in the form of Oscar, Hulk, Carlos Tevez, Ramires and Jackson Martinez.
Striker Diego Costa's career would be finished if he followed his former Chelsea team mates Oscar and Ramires to China, the London club's former captain Ray Wilkins said on Monday.
Chinese football authorities launched an investigation on Thursday after a mass brawl erupted at a Cup match involving big-spending Jiangsu Suning, with one player receiving a kung fu-style flying kick.