The reigning champions of Chinese Volleyball league, Shanghai,who won the 2018/19 Chinese Championship, reinforced their team for the next season with an Italian opposite and Slovenian outside hitter. Both players played in Italy last season, Sabbi in italian Serie A2 (Piacenza) and Urnaut in Superlega (Modena).
The opposite Giulio Sabbi will, actually, return to Shanghai for the second time. On both previous occasions (2015/16 and 2018/19), he claimed the national title in China. And last season, after lifting the trophy, he moved to Gas Sales Piacenza, who to win promotion to the Superlega in Italy.
In Shangai, Urnaut will replace his compatriot Klemen Čebulj, who moved to Itas Trentino.