I have considered all the offers I have received in the past few weeks, but feel that Shanghai Shenhua FC is the right move for me at this time.
I am looking forward to a new challenge, to experiencing a new culture, and excited about the new developments in the Chinese Super League. When Chelsea went to China last year, we had a great time and I met some amazing fans.
I hope to help promote Chinese football around the world and further improve the links between China and Africa.
More top news
The Championship club are the latest to have been dragged into the ongoing scandal engulfing football.
Church of England bishops have said Southern have a "moral duty" to end disruption to passengers caused by a dispute with the unions.
London has dominated the list of Britain's busiest stations in new figures released by the regulator.