Last season ended with failure to qualify for Europe and that saw the club begin a major clear out. Central defender Ezequiel Garay became a free agent, while Dani Parejo and Francis Coquelin were sold at a bargain price to nearby Villarreal and Spain internationals Ferran Torres and Rodrigo Moreno joined Manchester City and Leeds United, with Torres going for much less than most believe he is worth.
CHENGDU, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouses Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan will meet in the final of the 2020 China Badminton Super League (CBSL) after both clinched victories here on Sunday.
They are currently second in Group A, behind Independiente del Valle on goal difference.
Steve Bruce did a decent job at Newcastle United in his first campaign, and he will be happy with the capture of Bournemouth duo Callum Wilson and Ryan Frasier, who should give more firepower to the perennial under-achievers.
"Community smart gyms are getting more and more popular in cities, as they provide more exercise options for residents at their leisure and improve the quality of their lives," Zhang added. Enditem
After the Sunday's game, Suning sit second with 19 points, while R&F rank third to the bottom with 11. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- It's a new season but everyone will be looking to the same team to be the favorites to lift the Premier League title.
The CAF elections seek to elect a president and members into the executive committee of the confederation. Enditem
Sunday sees four more games, with perhaps the highlight being the Valencia derby between Valencia and Levante, while Huesca return to the top-flight away to Villarreal. Enditem
Elsewhere, David Silva has left, but that should allow Phil Foden to claim a regular starting place and Ferran Torres is a talented an adaptable signing from Valencia.
Marcos Alves broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 15th minute through a header after receiving Yin Hongbo's long pass.