"To make things easier I told the players yesterday [Wednesday] that this was the right way to go," he added, suggesting the decision was of his own volition.
The following is the 28-man roster:
The side coached by Diego Martinez had kicked off their campaign with league wins at home to Athletic Club and Alaves, while also getting through two Europa League qualifying rounds, with a 4-0 victory away to Albanian outfit, Teuta and a 2-0 win at home to Locomotive Tbilisi a week ago.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to newly-promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win.
A controversial injury time penalty from Newcastle United's Callum Wilson cancelled out Lucas Moura's first half opener for Tottenham and assured a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane, although it will do nothing to end controversy about VAR after Newcastle's Andy Carroll headed the ball against Eric Dier's arm to provoke a spot kick.
Inner Mongolia has organized 17 regional winter Naadam festivals, which have become the name card of the region's sports and tourism activities. Enditem
A winless run of 18 games from the end of last season seems to endanger the club's future more than ever before if the right steps aren't made now.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese swimmer Zhang Yufei broke the Asian record in the women's 100m butterfly in 55.62 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Tuesday.
Approved at the Council meeting, the Road Running Championships will encompass the existing Half Marathon Championships, joined by 5km races and potentially a road mile in the future.
Messi was the center of attention at the start of the game after his attempt to leave the club over the summer and Friday's criticism of the decision to sell Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid, but Fati was the hero of the game, scoring in the 15th and 19th minute and then winning a penalty to allow Messi to add a third in a thrilling first half performance.
Registered runners will now have the choice to defer their registration into next year's event or receive a refund of their entry fee.