One piece of good news is that the record German champions have "so many young players and all of them are as hungry as the established ones. You can feel it in every training session," the 2019/20 Champions League's top scorer said.
Thiago began his career at FC Barcelona, progressing through the youth system with his brother Rafinha, and said one reason he joined Liverpool was that it had a "family" feeling.
Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
Kuopio's Nigerian striker Aniekpeno Udoh got in front of Bratislava's goalkeeper Greif and had no trouble scoring from close range after a low pass from the right side.
Alcantara will be only Liverpool's second signing of the summer after the arrival of left-back Kostas Tsimikas, who will provide backup to Andy Robertson, even though other sides, such as Liverpool's weekend rivals Chelsea, have been more active in the transfer market.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Premier League champions Liverpool confirmed the signing of Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday in a deal worth around 30 million euros.
In the women's pole vault, nobody conquered the height of 4.40 meters because of wet ground. Song Tingting, Niu Chunge and Asian champion Li Ling shared the same height of 4.30m, but Song won the title because she jumped the 4.30m mark in her first attempt.
The second report, written by a group of experts, analyzed 341 incidents of anti-Asian discrimination involving youths reported to the center from March 19 to July 22, including 24 physical assaults.
The Arsenal captain scored a brace in last season's FA Cup final as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1. He also netted in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over Fulham last Saturday in their first game of the new Premier League season.
"We have to improve in order to be able to compete in the league with guarantees," added Dutchman.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has been named in Argentina's squad for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia next month.