"It's not true that I'm not counting on him," insisted Koeman, who believes a loan move is likely.
Zahavi and Alaba's father have denied having requested that size. David Alaba expressed his surprise about the club's statements and said he felt hurt.
LONDON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China's Zhou Yuelong reached the second stage of the Snooker Championship League after claiming one victory and two draws in the first stage group matches on Tuesday.
In men's 5,000m, Duo Bujie became front runner from halfway, but he was overtaken with two laps to go. On the final lap, Peng Jianhua emerged to win with 14:13.78, Qin Zhenfei and Zhao Changhong finished second and third respectively, Duo Bujie missed the podium with the fourth place.
An unpleasant battle of words between the Austrian internationals management and family and Bayern is causing an uncomfortable atmosphere.
The 22-year-old Lyu took a 2-0 lead but handed Selby several chances to end the game 2-2. It meant that Lyu finished second with one win and two draws.
From the kickoff, the "BVB" assumed control and implemented their offensively minded strategy while the Foals lurked for their chances on the counter.
Undeterred, the Blues regained the lead in spectacular fashion just two minutes later, when Reece James unleashed a long-range effort that flew into the top corner for his first ever Premier League goal.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
The club, owned by Chinese businessman Jiang Lizhang, qualified for Europe for the first time in their history by finishing seventh last season, but their task is made more difficult with qualification decided over one game rather than over two legs as in previous campaigns, with the COVID-19 pandemic leading to a compressed calendar.
The big game on Sunday sees Real Madrid make their league debut away to Real Sociedad and it will be interesting to see how Zinedine Zidane's side perform and whether Martin Odegaard, who returns after a successful season on loan in San Sebastian, plays a part in the game.