Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Palmeiras head coach Cuca has revealed plans to return to a Chinese Super League (CSL) football club next year.

Cuca coached Shandong Luneng in 2014 and 2015, guiding the Jinan-based club to the Chinese Cup and Chinese Super Cup, reports Xinhua.

He returned to Brazil this year and has taken Palmeiras to the top of the country’s Serie A standings with 43 points from 22 matches.

In an interview with Radio Globo on Friday, the 53-year-old was asked if he planned to go back to China.

“Yes, that’s what we aim to do next year,” said Cuca, a former striker who was capped once for Brazil’s national team.

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