"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.
The trial will run until the end of October. The situation will then be reevaluated in six weeks.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Slovan Bratislava's streak of bad luck in the European football competitions continues.
"I spoke to him yesterday (Friday) before training; I think that the young players have to play regularly and that is what I told him," Koeman commented, adding that the same went for Carles Alena and new signing Pedri.
"We didn't make any mistake by hiring him and there have been no broken promises from Dome [about changing Flamengo's playing style]," Braz said, adding that Flamengo's hectic fixture list had left Torrent with little time to implement his ideas.
Infantino also reiterated FIFA's prioritization of women's football through the recently-launched FIFA Women's Development Program and investment totaling one billion US dollars over the current four-year cycle.
The 33-year-old point guard from the United States published a post on his personal social media account on Friday, which has been criticized for insulting Chinese women.
But there was no place for striker Edinson Cavani, who has yet to find a new club after parting ways with Paris Saint-Germain in June. The 33-year-old has not played since March.
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.
From then on, Arsenal were firmly in control, and took the lead in the 8th minute when Alex Lacazette bundled home from close range.