News of the transfer comes in the wake of Manchester City's 5-2 thrashing at home to Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The game is the first time a side coached by Pep Guardiola has conceded five goals at home and once again served to highlight the problems at the heart of his side's defense.
Messi was in the headlines on Wednesday after an interview in which he apologized to Barca fans for requesting to leave the club over the summer saying he "accepted" his "error" in an attempt to bring some further calm after a difficult few months at the club.
Midfielder Tony Kroos was confirmed to have torn his left gluteus maximum muscle on Monday and will miss Wednesday's game and the following weekend's trip to face Levante in Valencia.
This year's French Open at Roland Garros is to take place from September 27 to October 11. Enditem
Stage two containing eight groups will be held from October 26 to 29. Stage Three with two groups is scheduled to play on October 30 and the final is on October 30. Enditem
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Tuesday announced the player lists for the 2020 ITTF Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and ITTF Finals.
Suzhou, in east China's Jiangsu province, will host Final A, while Final B will be staged in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning province.
Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
Receiving his award on Tuesday in Nyon, Switzerland during the 2020/21 Champions League draw, Lewandowski discussed his best moments of the season. "It's hard to choose, but the Champions League final, the game against Tottenham and four goals against Red Star Belgrade were great achievements," said the attacker.
Shijiazhuang will go to the Dalian division, where the relegation competition is held. Their first opponent is the Dalian Pro, coached by Spaniard Rafael Benitez. Enditem