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Congolese Superstar Cédric Bakambu Announces Departure From the Chinese Super League, Widely Expected to Sign Soon With FC Barcelona

File image of Beijing Guoan's Cedric Bakambu during a Chinese Super League (CSL) football match against Shandong Luneng in Beijing. STR / AFP

Congolese forward and Chinese Super League star Cédric Bakambu spoke publicly for the first time on Monday about his pending departure from Beijing Guoan where he spent the past four years and became the league’s top scorer.

Bakambu is a free agent when his contract with Beijing Guoan expires at the end of next month and he’s widely expected to head back to Spain to join FC Barcelona.

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