More than other clubs, Schalke has suffered from games behind closed doors. "Schalke is a club with a very close connection to its enthusiastic fans. To play without them feels strange," he commented.
In Group B, a late Hattan Bahebri strike helped Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal defeat the ten men of Uzbekistan side Pakhtakor 2-1.
"I have stepped up my preparations and owing to the COVID-19 global shutdown, the Nairobi meeting will be my first competition this year and my wish is to see top elite athletes coming for the event in Nairobi and experience competing in Kenya," Sawe, who spends most his training in Paris under the guidance of Frenchman Moussa Fall, told Xinhua.
Since Uruguayan Football Association (UAF) matches resumed, only one case of COVID-19 has been detected in a youth player.
Both Bale and Reguilon are expected to take their medicals at the training ground with their contracts expected to be made official later in the day.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.
The collaboration between Premier League and Tencent came after the termination of the English top flight's big-money contract with its former broadcaster PP Sports on September 3.
Until his resignation, Dasoberi was the club licensing manager for the FA and also the administrator at the Football Association's technical center. He also worked as secretary to the GFA's disciplinary committee and appeals committee.
"I intend to prove my qualities to my critics. This attitude helps me at Schalke get over tough times with my team," the 2015 Belgian champion said.
Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini (R) vies with Hellas Verona's Davide Faraoni during a Serie A soccer match between Hellas Verona and Roma in Verona, Italy, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)
"It's completely normal that we have to make another step because other teams will make other steps as well," said Klopp in an interview with Sky Sports News.