Chen Zhongliu (Chinese: 陈中流; Pinyin: Chén Zhōngliú; born 30 September 1993 in Duyun) is a Chinese football player who currently plays for Hangzhou Greentown in the China League One.
Chen joined Hangzhou Greentown youth team system from Shenzhen Yantian Sports School in 2006. In 2011, he was loaned to China League Two club Wenzhou Provenza for one year. Chen played 16 times in the 2011 league season. He was promoted to Hangzhou Greentown's first team squad by Takeshi Okada in 2012. Okada described Chen as a high potential player, and he said that even in Japan or Netherlands, it's hard to find a player at Chen's age could play as good as Chen did.
On 11 March 2012, Chen made his Super League debut in the first round of the season which Hangzhou Greentown played against Qingdao Jonoon. However, after he was late for training for three times, Chen was sent to the U19 team by Okada in April. Chen returned to the first team in June and played in the third round of the 2012 Chinese FA Cup, in which Hangzhou Greentown beat Shanghai Tellace 3-0 on 26 June. On 23 July, he scored his first senior goal in the fourth round of the FA Cup, in which Hangzhou Greentown beat Chengdu Blades 2–1.
Chen was first called up for China U-20 by Jan Olde Riekerink in July 2011. He scored two goals in four appearances in 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification as China U-20 managed to qualify into the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship. On 10 January 2017, Chen made his debut for the Chinese national team in the 2017 China Cup against Iceland, coming on as a substitution for Yin Hongbo in the 57th minute.
Statistics accurate as of match played 1 November 2016
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|China PR||League||FA Cup||CSL Cup||Asia||Total|
|2011||Wenzhou Provenza||China League Two||16||0||-||-||-||16||0|
|2012||Hangzhou Greentown||Chinese Super League||8||0||3||1||-||-||11||1|