Czech Republic playmaker returns to Sparta from China, MLS

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PRAGUE (AP) Czech Republic midfielder Borek Dockal has returned to Sparta Prague from Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League and a year with the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer.

Sparta says the 30-year-old playmaker signed a 3 1/2-year contract.

Dockal moved to Henan Jianye from Sparta two years ago but spent last year on loan in Philadelphia.

Dockal joined Sparta in 2013 after he previously played for Konyaspor in Turkey and Rosenborg in Norway.

He has six goals in 39 internationals.

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Updated February 22, 2019

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