Mauricio Pochettino was linked to the FC Barcelona top job after Ernesto Valverde's departure. However, Luis García, once coached by the former Tottenham and Espanyol manager, said he had no doubts over Pochettino's allegiances.
Serie A side Hellas Verona have loaned Scottish midfielder Liam Henderson to second-division Empoli, the club announced on Friday.
Ernesto Valverde's exit has prompted an array of changes in the FC Barcelona squad. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Arthur Melo, who's ups and downs under the former coach prevented him from making his wanted impact despite his overflowing quality.
This Thursday, Jean Clair Todibo's loan move to Schalke 04 was made official. The team from Gelsenkirchen play on Friday against Borussia Monchengladbach and the coach David Wagner left the doors open to possibly including the Frenchman in the squad.
One has to look several years back in order to find him playing at what was once one of Europe's top clubs, AC Milan. Indeed, Urby Emanuelson's last season in the Serie A dates back to 2012-2013, when AC Milan had not yet suffered its fall from grace, and the player was still expected to become one of European football's top players.