MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu will almost certainly have to face a vote of no confidence from members of the club, who on Thursday gathered the necessary number of signatures on Thursday to force the vote.
He added that although the veteran striker is currently training separately from the rest of the players, "if in the end he is unable to find another team, he will be another member in the squad here."
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) vies with Elche's Nuke Mfulu (R) during the 55th Joan Gamper Trophy friendly football match between Barcelona and Elche in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Joan Gosa)
PARIS, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Kylian Mbappe scored on his return from a COVID-19 quarantine as Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 3-0 victory at Nice in Sunday's Ligue 1 action.
BERLIN, Sept 17 (Xinhua) -- Quitting has never been an option for Belgian footballer Benito Raman.
Incidents of harassment focused on blaming China and Chinese people as the source of the virus and mocking Chinese dietary habits, it said.
MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has admitted he is pessimistic about the club's chances of strengthening its squad before starting the new season.
Internacional lead Group E, three points ahead of second-placed Gremio, who lost 2-0 at Universidad Catolica in Chilean capital Santiago.
Looking at the Bavarian's rivals, one ends up with Borussia Dortmund, Moenchengladbach, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen. All hope the limited return of fans can deliver additional motivation. Frankfurt, Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg might complete the race for international spots.
Meanwhile, FIFA president Gianni Infantino restated FIFA's support for the football community during the crisis.
Rukavytsya scored the winning goal in the 71st minute, after a pass by the substitute midfielder Dolev Haziza.