Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
The attacking midfielder will find it tough to break into Zidane's starting 11, but his departure was a blow to Real Sociedad. The Basque side acted quickly and the signing of veteran David Silva to replace Odegaard looks like a smart move, although the former Manchester City man will probably have to settle for a place on the bench after testing positive for COVID-19 on the same day he was presented by the club.
Although he had become a scapegoat at Real Madrid over the past couple of seasons, Bale was greeted by around 100 fans at the Tottenham training ground when he reported for his medical on Friday.
Meanwhile the press report that Barcelona still have to settle the final details for paying off the contract of former coach Quique Setien and unless they do that before September 27th Koeman will not be able to sit in the dugout of the Camp Nou for Barca's opening La Liga game, which is at home to Villarreal. Enditem
Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
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.
Maracana SA chief executive Severiano Braga said one section of the pitch had already been replaced with positive results.
Following is the preliminary Argentina squad:
Following the decision by the AFC's COVID-19 sub-committee to withdraw Al-Wahda and render their matches null and void, Al-Ahli found themselves in need of just three points to guarantee a top-two spot in the now three-team Group A.
The Tianjin side still keeps it's winless record since the beginning of this season. The first stage of the championship format 2020 CSL season will conclude on September 28, but Teda only has two points out of 11 rounds, setting to be relegated.
Diack, who led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which has been renamed World Athletics, from 1999 to 2015, said he would immediately lodge an appeal. He was arrested in France in 2015, and then released on bail.