"He's an important leader for the team and a big part of what we're building. He wants to be up there with the best players in the world and leave his mark and he can achieve that here," commented Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta. Enditem
Granada dedicated the rest of the game to conserving energy ahead of their weekend La Liga game at home to Alaves, while the home side were reduced to 10 men in the 80th minute after Fabjan Beqja was sent off for two yellow cards.
The 23-year-old's displays last season earned him his first cap for Spain on September 6th as he started in his country's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win against the Ukraine.
CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Changchun Yatai eased to a 2-0 win over 10-man Xinjiang Tianshan Leopards on Thursday to secure two wins from as many rounds in China's league A.
LONDON, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Arsenal's hopes for the new season have received a major boost with club captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing a new three-year contract with the club.
Leeds' vibrant attacking play has been a hallmark of their football under Bielsa, and the away side equalized for the third time when Mateusz Klich set himself up well and fired home a volley.
Domenec Torrent's team looked a shadow of the side that dominated Brazilian and South American football last year as Independiente secured their third win from as many matches and rose to the top of Group A.
The 23-year-old forward has signed a five-year contract with a reported transfer fee of 41 million pounds (52 million U.S. dollars).
The top tier of England soccer terminated their cooperation with PP Sports on September 3. The EPL still has no broadcast solutions for Chinese fans.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Celta received good news on Wednesday when they completed a move to bring Jeison Murillo back to the club for another season. Murillo was vital as Oscar Garcia's side escaped relegation last season and although the central defender won't play against Valencia on Saturday, his arrival is a major boost for the club.