Atletico Madrid's pre-season hasn't been a bed of roses with coach Diego Simeone testing positive for COVID-19 and central defender Jose Gimenez also returning a positive test at the start of the week to complicate preparations for their league debut at home to an impressive Granada.
Messi's fresh attack comes after he was forced into a U-turn following his request to leave Barca this summer, but issued a communique accusing club President, Josep Maria Bartomeu of going back on his promise to allow him to leave.
LONDON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- West Ham United manager David Moyes, French defender Issa Diop and Irish midfielder Josh Cullen have tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed the English Premier League side on Tuesday.
Despite being only two league games into the 2020/2021 season, the reigning Bayern seems to be on the limit after the loss of Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic, and Philippe Coutinho.
"Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19 following a second round of swab tests ahead of tonight's game against Bodo Glimt," read a statement.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have reached a deal to sign Ecuador international midfielder Juan Cazares from their Brazilian Serie A rivals Atletico Mineiro, according to widespread local press reports.
HANGZHOU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) on Tuesday unveiled pictograms for the Games, and initiated a global appeal for the slogan of volunteers.
But he has fallen out of favor under Atletico's current manager Jorge Sampaoli and has not played for the club since March.
There were also seven goals in the clash between newly promoted Leeds United and Fulham with Leeds coming out 4-3 winners to claim their first points of the season.
"We have very encouraging news about the development of vaccines," he said, adding that experts they talked to have "unanimously" agreed that vaccines will be available at the beginning of next year and in "considerable" doses.
"I never imagined reaching these numbers. At Barca you have to constantly be performing at your best and I am proud to have been here as long as I have," commented Suarez.