Though affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the past CBA season was regarded as a remarkable one in the league's 25-year history.
Fans can't wait for Erling Haaland, Jude Bellingham, Jadon Sancho, Real loanee Reinier, Giovanni Reyna and wonderboy Youssoufa Moukoko to get the engine running at full speed.
Only counting on talent and youthful nonchalance doesn't take you to the top the 59-year-old predicted.
"Teammates, coaches and management in Beijing, they are quite nice to me, but I still have a dream of playing in the NBA."
Contrary to other German clubs, Schalke's approach is to provide grassroots help for Chinese football.
"I just came back from the training camp of the national team and everything is so familiar to me," said the 20-year-old side hitter, who helped China claim the World Cup title a year ago in Japan. "I will work with my teammates and get well prepared for the upcoming games."
On the women's side, the FIVB website said the result is hard to predict because eight of the top 10, including the top six, in the FIVB rankings are not from Europe. Enditem
Fourth-seeded Matteo Berrettini outlasted Stefano Travaglia 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1) in an all-Italian contest to reach the last eight.
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The German Bundesliga could again be a role model for world sports.
"It's not true that I'm not counting on him," insisted Koeman, who believes a loan move is likely.