BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Soccer League (CSL) side Beijing Guo'an has announced that three players have joined the club. Among them, Hou Yongyong and Li Ke will become China's first naturalized soccer players.
Hou, 21, Thursday joined Guo'an from Norway's first division league giants Rosenborg Ballklub. He started playing for Rosenborg Ballklub from 16 and was the youngest player in the club's history. He will wear the number seven jersey at Guo'an.
The other naturalized player, Li Ke, came from English Premier League side Arsenal's youth academy and has played for Arsenal and English Championship side Brentford. Li, 26, scored 12 goals in three seasons at Brentford. He will wear the number 12 jersey.
Guo'an also signed Zhejiang Green City goalkeeper Zou Dehai on Thursday.