RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Sport Recife, three days after parting ways with their Brazilian Serie A rivals Gremio.
The question of how to stop the 2013 and 2020 treble winning Bavarians remains unanswered. Most competitors expect the coach Hansi Flick's team to repeat.
BERLIN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese market plays a vital role in Schalke 04's attempt to create a prosperous future after last season's setbacks, both on the pitch and financially.
While Bayern confirmed Thiago Alcantara's departure (the Spaniard is joining Liverpool for 24 million euros) the Bayern coach is facing a campaign that started with an incomplete squad.
Di Maria turned provider in the second half as his free-kick set up for Marquinhos's header to seal the game 3-0.
"Depending on the future direction about the club's sporting and economic ambition, we could only consider working with partners who definitely have proof a connection to the club's identity," Jobst underlined.
Thiago started his career in Barcelona before moving to Munich in 2013. He arrived Anfield fresh from helping Bayern Munich winning the Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League in the 2019-20 season.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said on Wednesday that his government is looking into how to allow the public to once again attend soccer matches, which returned on Aug. 8 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
QUITO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune scored twice in stoppage time to force a 3-3 draw with Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
"He has the speed, he can combine, can defend, can press. It makes it just more unpredictable and gives us real options for different systems because he can play pretty much all three positions up front in a 4-3-3. If we play with four midfielders he can play both wings," said the German coach.