Chinese fans are fond of the football played by German clubs, he said. "The Bundesliga is big in China," Klein commented.
To coach in Germany's top three leagues, one must obtain a football coaching licence, and the country has a strict and selective education system, he explained: "Each year, only 24 or 25 applicants are accepted at the only education venue, the Hennes-Weisweiler Academy in Cologne."
German clubs are increasing their effort to find Chinese talents for their squads. "We know there are a lot of talented players in China and I believe we will have Chinese players in the Bundesliga in the foreseeable future," Klein added. Enditem
DALIAN, China, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Salomon Rondon contributed one goal and two assists as Dalian Professional crushed Henan Jianye 4-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League here on Thursday.
Qingdao stormed to a 4-0 lead after they took victories in mixed doubles, men's singles, women's doubles and women's singles. However, men's doubles young pair Guo Ruohan and Shang Yichen defended some honor for Xiamen as they overcame a one game deficit to beat world champion Liu Yuchen and his partner Guo Junhao 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 in the final dual.
World number one Djokovic struck 51 winners to notch up the win against Edmund, extending his unbeaten run this year to 25 matches.
"The Premier League confirms that it has today terminated its agreements for Premier League coverage in China with its license in that territory, the Premier League will not be commenting further on the matter at this stage," read a statement.
On October 12, Dragan Skocic's men will host Tajikistan in the Iranian capital Tehran.
The success of clubs and coaches strengthens the Bundesliga's position in European football, against the English Premier League, Spain's La Liga, the Italian Serie A, and France's Ligue 1.
In the second minute after kick-off, Rondon scored the opener with his left foot. Rondon extended the lead for Dalian in the 29th minute, as he assisted Marek Hamsik to slot home.
"I was looking to take the jersey on stage six anyway so I'll go in with the same tactic - try to win the stage and see what happens."