"We are working hard for the new season and I think we will have the same group of players that we have now in pre-season," he commented.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament - in which teams play each other twice on a home-and-away basis - will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
"You can be sure that I will do everything possible so that the club has a successful season," Neves said in a video posted on social media.
"I spoke to him yesterday (Friday) before training; I think that the young players have to play regularly and that is what I told him," Koeman commented, adding that the same went for Carles Alena and new signing Pedri.
Kike Gonzalez put Eibar ahead in the 50th minute, but two goals in an eight-minute spell on 62 and 70 minutes from Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer gave Unai Emery his first triumph at the club and also highlighted the attacking talent at his disposal.
"Pursuing dreams is where 'Linsanity' originates, also the focal point for cooperation between the club and Lin," the Beijing club said, while expressing its understanding and respect towards Lin's decision.
"The finish was impressive, playing with nine against 11. We showed an incredible mentality. It was a deserved victory after a crazy match. I am very proud," the German coach said.
The club has splashed cash on 12 new players in the current transfer window including foreigners; Uganda international Tito Okello, Cameroonian midfielder Bertrand Ngafei and Malawian midfielder Andrew Malisero.
Some have questioned the need of the motion (which was presented the same day that Lionel Messi said he wanted to abandon FC Barcelona) given that the club will hold elections for a new president in March 2021 in which Bartomeu will not be able to stand. Enditem
Salihamidzic said Bayern is highly interested in keeping David Alaba despite having rejected the clubs' offer of assumed 17 to 18 million euros per season.