November 5, 2014 shows FC Shakhtar's Donetsk Alex Teixeira celebrating after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC BATE Borisov in Lviv. AFP PHOTO / FILES / SERGEI SUPINSKY
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China's Jiangsu Suning have signed Brazilian Alex Teixeira for 50 million euro ($56 million), the club said Friday, a new national record that pushed current Chinese Super League spending past England's Premier League.According to the transfermarkt website, which tracks commercial dealings in the sport, clubs in the increasingly wealthy CSL have so far spent 258.9 million euros in China's current transfer window, which runs until Feb. 26 .Premier League clubs spent 247.3 million euros in the European window, which closed earlier this week.On Wednesday, Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande signed Atletico Madrid's Colombian striker Jackson Martinez for 42 million euros.
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