Since the start of the summer transfer window, the London club have added the German duo Werner and Havertz, Morocco's Hakim Ziyech, England's Ben Chilwell and Brazilian veteran Thiago Silva to their squad. Enditem
With the result, Spain and Germany share the spoils and second place in Group 4. The Spaniards clash with frontrunners Ukraine while Switzerland face Germany on Sunday. Enditem
The striker argued that a clause in his contract, which is due to expire in June 2021, allowed him to leave on a free transfer at the end of the 2019/20 season and that he wanted to take up the option.
However, he was very critical of Bartomeu, accusing him of "not keeping his word" and also criticizing the direction of the club in recent years.
38-year-old Williams closed out the first set with ease but had trouble in the second when she was broken twice by Gasparyan.
Dubi also emphasized the importance of the Olympic legacy. "The Games cannot be about only a great event for 17 days. Society in general and everywhere demand that the Games bring something before what we could call pre-legacy. And something after the Games should be envisaged, not within seven years of difficult preparation and 17 days of delivery, but how this spirit of seven plus seventeen can contribute then to another 20 years in the community."
Earlier, Gabriel Barbosa came off the bench to fire defending champions Flamengo to a 2-1 home victory over Fortaleza.
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given special dispensation to the country's male and female under 17 and under 20 teams to resume their respective camps to prepare for major international assignments.
In an absorbing third round match, 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams rallied to defeat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes, while second seed Kenin also faced a tough challenge in a straight sets win over Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
Medvedev will next face fellow American Frances Tiafoe, and Thiem will take on Canada's rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
"But we are optimistic because we know we can do it because we have a fantastic partnership with Tokyo and an equally strong partnership with Beijing," he added.