Preece has indicated that Smith will now look to dip into the transfer market to bring in some cover for Engels, with a replacement for the 26-year-old possibly made clearer “next week”. He said: “Engels was a bit of a flash sale; happened so quickly last Friday. Engels knew he wouldn’t feature and jumped at chance to return to Belgium.
Bayern Munich did some nice things in the first half and some some good ideas. Precision was lacking, though. The veterans making their first appearance all looked pretty rusty.
Aston Villa announced on Saturday they had agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Leon Bailey as England's Jack Grealish has reportedly been the subject of an offer from Manchester City....