The 31-year-old recently commented that he would like to return to the Premier League and said Madrid had blocked previous attempts to leave.
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
It's against all odds for second division surprise Arminia Bielefeld. Fans can expect passionate football with the clubs 8th first tier season but doubts remain if the quality is taking the new arrival over the finish line.
Puig, whose performances were one of the few positives in Barca's disappointing end to last season and who looked as if he was going to play a major role in the new season, was left in the stands for the club's traditional pre-season Joan Gamper friendly against Elche on Saturday night.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Olympic 20km race walk champion Liu Hong made her season debut on Sunday, beating world champion Yang Jiayu to win the women's title at the 2020 Chinese Race Walk Championships in Taian, Shandong province.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships came to an end here on Friday, with Universiade champion Zhang Deshun winning the women's 10,000m race in 33:26.85.
The Rio de Janeiro state championship resumed behind closed doors in June and officials had hoped to reopen stadiums in July but changed their minds as infections soared.
After losing the Champions League final 1-0 to German side Bayern Munich on August 23, PSG kicked off their league campaign with two straight 1-0 defeats - one at Lens followed by another at the Parc des Princes against Marseille, in which three players, including Neymar, were sent off for their involvement in an injury-time brawl.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- La Liga on Wednesday announced two changes to the scheduled kickoff times of the second round of matches of the season to be played this weekend.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.