"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," he said on Liverpool's official website.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Slovan Bratislava's streak of bad luck in the European football competitions continues.
Willian opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the visitors and Gabriel Menino also found the target on the hour mark. Marcos Riquelme pulled a goal back for the hosts, who failed to capitalize on having three more shots on goal and over 200 more completed passes than their rivals.
"While we were training with the national team in the last few months, our teammates were also working hard with our coach in Tianjin, so I am very confident in our team," said Wang in a recent interview with local media.
Hoffenheim defended deep in the hope of protecting their narrow lead to the final whistle, but it didn't work out as Cologne substitute Dominick Drexler tapped home a rebound from close range to restore parity in the 88th minute.
Bayern said they want to avoid the 28-year-old to leave after his current contract expires after the next season. The Austrian could go for free but still needs to find a club complying with his demands.
Xinjiang's chances to equalized were seriously diminished in the 38th minute when their goalkeeper Gu Junjie was sent off for picking up his second yellow card of the game.
The Spain international's deal should also be confirmed on Friday, although he won't take part in Sunday's important league fixture which sees Liverpool travel to face big-spending Chelsea. Enditem
Yuliya Levchenko of Ukraine competes in the Women's High Jump at IAAF World Challenge Zagreb-70th Hanzekovic Memorial in Zagreb, Croatia, Sept. 15, 2020. (Igor Kralj/Pixsell via Xinhua)
"In the three weeks we have been working, we have improved a lot in the physical aspect and this week we have been working on tactics. We saw some of that against Girona and I hope we see a more complete display against Elche," he commented.
"My idea was to play in a more competitive league. When I had the proposal from Deportivo Alaves I didn't hesitate to come here because I know that it is a league with very good players and a high level of competition," he added. Enditem