The playmaker had his contract with Gremio rescinded on Monday after publicly falling out with president Romildo Bolzan amid the club's poor start to the season and his own indifferent form.
It also looks as if last summer's major signing Luka Jovic could be heading out on loan, with Borja Mayoral instead being given the chance to provide back-up for striker Karim Benzema.
"I want to tell you that I've decided not to return to the Beijing Ducks this year. It is the toughest decision that I've made in my life," Lin said in a video posted on Chinese social network Weibo.
Elsewhere, Estudiantes beat Alianza Lima 3-2 and Caracas won 3-2 at Independiente Medellin. Enditem
Much of the pre-match talk has been about the role Martin Odegaard could play after the Norwegian's successful loan spell at Real Sociedad earned him a quick return to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
Dunajska Streda will fight for a chance to make into the playoffs against the Austrian team of LASK Linz on September 24 in the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers. Enditem
"What happened was a conflict between Messi and the club. I have spoken to Messi and we are carrying on as normal," said the Barca boss. Enditem
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
"I have made the most difficult decision of my sports career. I will close this chapter in this wonderful football club where I have grown as a player for seven years... Triumphs, joys and also hard times but what I am most proud of is that I arrived in Munich as a young man full of dreams and now I will leave completely fulfilled with the club, a history and a culture," he commented. Enditem
"I was the European champion and I was so confident but Lang Ping changed my attitude. She came to the dressing room and she said that no matter what I won in the past, I should just focus on the future. She helped me," added the former Vicenza Volley player.