Henan Jianye have parted ways with coach Dragan Talajic after the club's loss to Chongqing Lifan on Friday evening saw them slip towards relegation.
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AFC Champions League-winning coach Dragan Talajic has been appointed as the new coach of Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye.
Wu Lei scored two minutes from time to earn Shanghai SIPG a last-gasp 3-2 win over Chongqing Lifan on Sunday.
Beijing Guoan's revival under new coach Roger Schmidt continued on Friday night as the capital club notched up a fourth straight win under the German.
Jonathan Soriano scored twice as Roger Schmidt's winning start as Beijing Guoan boss continued with a 2-1 win over Shanghai Shenhua in the China Derby
Shandong Luneng overcame the absence of Graziano Pelle to notch up a late 3-2 win over Henan Jianye thanks to a late Diego Tardelli brace.
Nikica Jelavic scored his fifth goal of the season to give Gregorio Manzano his second straight win as Guizhou Zhicheng's new head coach.
Henan Jianye did not release details of the deal, but reports in Denmark said the 21-year-old had joined for €6 million.
Barnsley forward Elliot Lee has emerged as a surprise target for Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye, sources close to the player told ESPN FC.
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