Signing news: Yongbin Chen to join Adelaide from Qingdao Red Lions

Adelaide United have confirmed the signing of Chinese attacking midfielder Yongbin Chen.

The 20-year-old joins the Reds from Qingdao Red Lions and will arrive in Australia shortly subject to his visa clearance. 

“We are very happy to finalise our squad with the addition of Yongbin Chen," said chairman Piet van der Pol.

“During our scouting processes, we had looked at a couple of other possible signings, however decided upon Chen as we believe he is one of the most promising young talents at Qingdao Red Lions. 

“At 20 years of age, Chen is an offensive midfielder who has a lot of potential and we are excited to contribute to his development at Adelaide United. 

“This is consistent with our approach to developing youth talent and we hope to continue this in the future.” 

Chen will wear the number 28 shirt for the Reds. 

More to follow.

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