Gansu Tianma general manager Zhong Bohong obviously doesn’t realise what he is letting himself in for, commenting: "We picked him because he's a real professional football player.
"He has a good sense of the game. He has good skills and experience, especially in the big matches.
"We think he could play a key role in the team. We'd like him to be the spiritual leader of the team"
Gazza will make around £400,000 from the 12-month deal.