The 31-year-old had one year left on his previous contract and would have been able to leave for nothing in the summer of June 2021.
Zinedine Zidane's side didn't play in the first round of matches one week ago, after their game at home to Getafe was postponed in order to allow them more time to recover after their participation in last season's Champions League in August.
Italian wildcard Jasmine Paolini beat Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-3 to set up a second round clash with top seed Simona Halep of Romania. Enditem
Carteron, 50, was previously the head coach of Egyptian Zamalek SC and lead them to the 2020 Egyptian Super Cup and CAF Super Cup titles. Enditem
DOHA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- A late Shoja' Khalilzadeh goal earned Iran's Persepolis FC a valuable 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC on matchday three of the 2020 AFC Champions League Group C on Tuesday.
Andre Villas-Boas' side beat PSG 1-0 last Sunday, ending a nine-year winless run against the old rivals, but suffered a bitter 2-0 defeat to St-Etienne on Thursday.
Koeman had expressed an interest in signing Dutch international Memphis Depay from French side Lyon, but in a TV interview on late on Tuesday, he explained that Barca's economic situation was complicating the deal.
According to the anonymous source, the top European soccer leagues like La Liga and Bundesliga have made agreements to Chinese broadcasters for lowering price, considering the financial reality during the coronavirus pandemic.
Both coaches remain under fire. Former Huddersfield hero David Wagner and Florian Kohfeldt top the list of endangered managers.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest 1-0 at home.
"I am very happy and excited. This is the next step for me. I hope to help the team and that we will fight for promotion to the Premier League. I spoke to my compatriot Krystian Bielik, who also plays here. He advised me to join the club," said the player.