"Pursuing dreams is where 'Linsanity' originates, also the focal point for cooperation between the club and Lin," the Beijing club said, while expressing its understanding and respect towards Lin's decision.
After German international Sebastian Rudy and striker Mark Uth returned, the Royal Blues signed Goncalo Paciencia (26) from Frankfurt and Vedad Ibisevic (36) from Hertha, both on loan deals. Competition within the squad is increasing the quality of our team, Raman said. Enditem
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.
Jota is Liverpool's third signing this summer, following Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas.
"When the years are passing, you are trying to win as much as you can - and when you win, you want to win more. I think this club describes what I am as well; I want to achieve all of the goals, win as many trophies as possible," said the midfielder.
NFABD also informed that the next national call-up in the FIFA calendar will be from October 5-13. Enditem
"FIFA is not facing a crisis, but football is," said Infantino. "The money goes where it has to go: to football and to help football."
"It's just a really exciting moment for me and my family," Jota told Liverpool's website." All of my path since I was a kid and now, to join a club like Liverpool - the world champions - is just unbelievable. I just want to get started."
To survive the club's crisis, Schalke turned to wage cuts, part-time work for employees, and a 30 to 40-million-euro loan from the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
In a statement, the Beijing Ducks said the club had kept good communication with Lin and relevant parties, and had reached an agreement to extend Lin's contract before the California-born star's decision to leave.
Alan Kardec, who reached his 100th appearance in Chongqing Lifan, assisted Fernandinho Silva to break the deadlock in the 58th minute. Eight minutes later, the 31-year-old converted in a penalty chance.