Israeli forward Zahavi signs for Chinese side Guangzhou

Maccabi Tel Aviv forward Eran Zahavi signed a deal with Chinese side Guangzhou for an Israeli record transfer fee of $8 million on Wednesday, Maccabi said.>Including personal terms, Zahavi’s 30-month contract with Guangzhou was worth $12.5 million, a Maccabi official said.

Zahavi, 28, who is also the national team captain, led Maccabi to three consecutive Israeli league titles between 2012 and 2015 and this season broke the individual league scoring record that had stood for 61 years.

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