"This team has some of the best midfielders in the world and I know that I can learn from them and also bring my own strength to the group. Having spoken to the manager about his vision for this team, the direction that the club is going in is hugely exciting and I cannot wait to be a part of that," explained Van de Beek, who will wear the No. 34 shirt in memory of former teammate Abdelhak Nouri.
Speaking to Sky Sports while on international duty with Wales, Bale was asked about his future at the La Liga champions.
Photos of Bale in the stands in those games showed the forward looking bored and willing to show that boredom by appearing to be half asleep at times, knowing he would not play.
"I rode my tempo and gave it all to create a gap big enough to win."
"The final climb wasn't too hard, it was difficult to make a gap there, and therefore attacking would have been a huge effort for a small gain. So we rode steady to save energy for the coming days," Yates said.
Nationwide demonstrations against what activists have described as police brutality and systemic racial inequality have broken out over the past few months, particularly after police killed George Floyd and shot Jacob Blake. Enditem
"This is my duty to know my team's weaknesses since I don't want to waste my time," the Croat added.
There were also second round wins for fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany and seventh seed David Goffin of Belgium.
It was announced here on Thursday that Iran's national football team will play Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in friendly matches in October.
"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
BERLIN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The CEO of Bundesliga International Robert Klein called the German league a trendsetter in European football after RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich reached the final four of the 2019-20 Champions League, with the Bavarians winning this season's treble.