The Spanish press reported on Saturday that the Welsh international is carrying an injury that sidelined him for a month, but Bale made no reference to that in his first interview.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
"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.
"Everyone will be desperate to beat Europe's top team," the 32-year-old Pole told Xinhua before the Bavarians' 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser against Schalke on Friday.
"Unfortunately, I won't be able to play the French Open this year. My hamstring is still sore, so I won't have enough time to prepare for the clay," Osaka said on Twitter and Instagram.
BERLIN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Robert Lewandowski is convinced that Bayern Munich's players face the most challenging year of their careers going into the 2020/21 season, where they seek to defend last season's treble of Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League.
The club is one of the brand leaders regarding teaching and coaching methods, mentality, and football competence, Jobst emphasized. "Our contribution is not only playing friendlies in China, but close collaboration with the association, clubs, and schools."
The sanitary protocols establish, among other measures, that only those who have a negative test for COVID-19 are allowed to enter the playing field and changing rooms.
Erling Haaland (front) of Dortmund vies with Nico Elvedi of Moenchengladbach during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach in Dortmund, Germany, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Joachim Bywaletz/Xinhua)
Haaland remained center stage as he drilled the subsequent free-kick from the edge of the box into the top-left corner to make it 3-0.
"Pursuing dreams is where 'Linsanity' originates, also the focal point for cooperation between the club and Lin," the Beijing club said, while expressing its understanding and respect towards Lin's decision.