At least two private equity firms have expressed an interest in acquiring a minority stake in the company: Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners. According to Italian media reports, a 10-percent stake in the company would fetch as much as 1.60 billion euros (1.89 billion U.S. dollars).
Leicester City were last season's surprise package with their fifth place finish and the challenge for coach Brendan Rodgers will be to get near repeating that, and to get close he needs Jamie Vardy to keep hammering home the goals.
Braunschweig secured a bright start on home soil as they needed only two minutes to break the deadlock against top-flight outfit Hertha Berlin. Kobylanski unleashed a free-kick hammer from 25 meters and surprised Berlin goalkeeper Alexander Schwolow with the opener.
Cameroon international Ignatius Ganago capitalized on a mistake from the unlucky Bulka in the 57th minute, when PSG's third-choice goalkeeper slid a weak pass towards Marci Verratti which was intercepted by Ganago and the former Nice striker calmly pulled the trigger to send the 3,800 home fans into ecstasy.
Xinjiang bowed out from the semifinals last season due to frail backcourt rotation. Both Yu and Wu will be expected to provide leadership and make up Xinjiang's outside defense.
"I'm very happy. It feels good to open my account and I hope to score many more," said the 21-year-old Ganago, who arrived in Lens this summer.
The ITTF announced a restart plan earlier this month, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in November. Enditem
Frankfurt were more clinical with their chances and punished courageous Nuremberg as Bas Dost's volley assist allowed Andre Silva to nod home the opener six minutes into the second half.
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
Both sides traded frenetic attacks but neither was able to break the tie before the final whistle.
The Bayern defeat led to new elections for club President being called for March, Ronaldo Koeman replacing Quique Setien as coach, the start of a mass dressing room clear-out and Leo Messi saying he wanted to leave.