Chinese youngster Li Ming has joined Espanyol on trial, local newspaper reported. The move is said to be engineered by Chen Yansheng, chairman of the Catalan club.
The 17 year old forward, who is held in high regard by the Spanish media, said in an interview that he was surprised by the differences between Spanish and Chinese youth systems.
However, he is determined to realize his dream of playing in the Spanish league.
“My dream is to play in the Spanish league, and being here will help me a lot. I will practice hard to grow as a player”, the player said.