Brazilian striker Ricardo Lopes joins Shanghai SIPG

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-15 15:15:55|Editor: huaxia

SHANGHAI, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG has announced Friday the arrival of Brazilian striker Ricardo Lopes Pereira as a new signing ahead of the 2020 season.

Lopes joined from South Korean side Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors for a transfer fee of 500 euros, South Korean media reported.

During his four-year spell in Jeonbuk, the 30-year-old striker had 49 goals and 23 assists in his 154 appearances for the club. He also helped his team to win one AFC Champions League title in 2016 and three South Korea's K-League titles.

According to local media reports, Lopes will wear no.9 jersey in the new season.

Shanghai SIPG won the club's first-ever domestic league champion in 2018 and ranked third in the 2019 season.