"We have lost quality with Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho and need to replace that to face this season's challenges," Flick said. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- One day later than expected and with several big names missing, the first round of games of La Liga kicks off in Spain this weekend.
Garcia will be expected to get results but with a squad that looks much weaker than last season that looks difficult; what the former Watford boss desperately needs is a positive start in Sunday's derby at home to Levante.
Because of his foot injury, Shi has been attempting to switch his take-off leg to his right. He admitted the process is very difficult and he is still not familiar with the change.
Elsewhere, Sheffield United impressed in their return to the top-flight last season and now need to repeat that in what could be a tough second season, Burnley will continue to present teams with a physical challenge under Sean Dyche, while Danny Ings' goals will play a major role in determining Southampton's fate.
Giovanni Moreno (front R) of Shanghai Greenland Shenhua competes during the 11th round match between Dalian Pro and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Oscar Maritu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright vies with Zhang Chenglin of Wuhan Zall during the 10th round match between Wuhan Zall and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)
In the other semifinal of the day, Ruichang fought from one game down to beat Hunan Hualai 3-1.
The 2020 season ended disappointingly for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who never looked like catching Liverpool in the league and then, after beating Real Madrid, saw their European hopes destroyed by Olympique Lyon.
Serie A teams are expected to consider the competing bids and to make a decision by the end of the month.
Capped twice for Argentina's national team, Quarta has made 101 appearances for River Plate and scored nine goals since his professional debut in 2016. Enditem