FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was left frustrated as the club failed to complete deals to bring central defender Alex Garcia and forward Memphis Depay to the club from Manchester City and Olympique Lyon respectively.
Rangnick said clubs must count on advanced talent development to cushion themselves from the economic effects of the pandemic.
Real Madrid has won without really impressing at the start of the season and Zinedine Zidane will again have selection questions to answer when his side visits Levante. Eden Hazard is out for several weeks, but Vinicus Jr made his case to start with his winning goal at home to Valladolid on Wednesday.
Shanghai came from behind to beat Tianjin 88-60. Shanghai was trailing by six points at the end of the first quarter, but the team recovered and had a 24-8 second quarter to move ahead. Shanghai controlled the game well to finish the third period 23-10, and then sealed the easy victory.
SYDNEY, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Sydney FC striker Adam Le Fondre is set to leave the A-league after the club announced it had accepted a lucrative offer to loan the frontman to an overseas club on Wednesday.
Along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao have never been relegated. Enditem
The club presented new signing Sergino Dest on Friday and the 19-year-old right back, who arrives from Ajax, is an option of starting on the bench on Sunday.
PARIS, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's Zhang Shuai ended an inspirational run of French teenager Clara Burel 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Saturday to secure her career debut in the French Open round of 16.
Shaanxi held a brief lead at 43-42 after half time, but Wuhan soon turned it around through its offensive efficiency and a solid performance on the free throw line.
The Czech player found rhythm just in time to win nine consecutive games to finally secure her 90th career main draw victory on clay.
PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal stormed into the fourth round at the French Open with another straight-sets win, beating Italy's Stefano Travaglia 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 on Friday.