There are different parts to familiar transfer tales where players fly away and players stay. Certain noises are made from their camps that indicate a desire to leave or coming to terms with staying for at least one more season. For Philippe Coutinho, however, his clear desire to leave and unprofessional behaviour has been rewarded with another season at Liverpool after Barcelona’s insulting third bid. James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo has discussed the task that Jürgen Klopp faces having to reintegrate Coutinho back into the fold. It is believed that the 25-year-old will not return to action before the international break, but Klopp will not be impressed after what can only described as unsavoury
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Wearing shirts honoring victims of the recent attacks in Spain, Barcelona opened its Spanish league season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday. Players had the word “Barcelona” instead of their names on the back of their shirts, and the Catalan hashtag “TOTSSOMBARCELONA” (We are all Barcelona) was on display around the Camp Nou stadium. Before the minute was up, the more than 55,000 fans at the stadium broke into a round of applause and began chanting “No tinc por” (I’m not afraid), a chant which has become a symbol of people’s reactions to the attacks that killed 14 people and injured more than 120 in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils.
The website originally published an article entitled "Spanish Police Crack Gang Moving Migrants on Jet-Skis" with a picture of the ex-Arsenal star on a jet-ski before it was swiftly changed. The picture showed Podolski on a jet ski which was taken at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil where the German team were enjoying a day off. The 32-year-old Podolski, who now plays for Japanese side Vissel Kobe and made his final international appearance in March, has been in touch with his lawyer.