Zahavi closing in on China; Arveladze to be new coach

Maccabi Tel Aviv is about to embark on a new era, with star Eran Zahavi on the verge of completing a move to China and Georgian Shota Arveladze set to become the team’s new head coach.

Despite the yellow-and-blue’s initial rejection of Chinese club Guangzhou R&F’s offer for Zahavi, an improved deal in the region of $8 million is all but done after the 28-year-old pleaded to be allowed to accept a fantastically lucrative contract. Zahavi is set to earn an estimated $12.5 million over the next two-and-a-half years, as well as a signing bonus in the excess of $5 million.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Zahavi-closing-in-on-China-Arveladze-to-be-new-coach-456864

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