The 23-year-old's displays last season earned him his first cap for Spain on September 6th as he started in his country's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win against the Ukraine.
Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
Domenec Torrent's team looked a shadow of the side that dominated Brazilian and South American football last year as Independiente secured their third win from as many matches and rose to the top of Group A.
"It is a possibility and it could be for other players as well. 20-year-olds like him have to play, and they can't be stopped. We have reached some conclusions in the past three weeks and Riqui has too much competition," he explained. Enditem
According to media reports, the players' management has called for a five-year contract with 25 million euros per year.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Football's global governing body FIFA has predicted a drop of 120 million US dollars in revenue for the period 2019-2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the FIFA Congress approved a revised budget for the four-year financial cycle on Friday.
"It never occurred to me that I would leap out to 8.36m. Huang did a great job today, it motivated me too," the Asian champion said.
Newcastle United also won away from home, defeating West Ham United 2-0 with goals from debutants Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick, and Crystal Palace made light of a lengthy injury list to beat Southampton 1-0 at Selhurst Park thanks to Wilfried Zaha's strike. Enditem
WARSAW, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- In an interview for Polish media on Friday, legendary volleyball player Malgorzata Glinka said that Chinese coach Lang Ping had a great influence on her career.
A new pitch will be installed following Wednesday's Copa do Brasil match between Fluminense and Atletico Goianiense, according to venue operator Maracana SA.
Leo Messi returned to action against Girona and will also face Elche, while Koeman said that new signing Miralem Pjanic would "certainly play some minutes, although he is not 100 percent," on Saturday. Enditem