Martinez's call-up came two days after he ended his 10-year spell at Arsenal to join rivals Aston Villa for a reported fee of 20 million euros (around 24 million US dollars).
Leo Messi returned to action against Girona and will also face Elche, while Koeman said that new signing Miralem Pjanic would "certainly play some minutes, although he is not 100 percent," on Saturday. Enditem
"I am very happy and excited. This is the next step for me. I hope to help the team and that we will fight for promotion to the Premier League. I spoke to my compatriot Krystian Bielik, who also plays here. He advised me to join the club," said the player.
ROME, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- World record holder Armand Duplantis of Sweden produced the highest ever pole vault mark in an outdoor event as he cleared 6.15-meters to take the win at the Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday.
Up to 20,000 fans will be allowed to enter the 79,000-capacity Maracana Stadium for Flamengo's home match against Athletico Paranaense in Brazil's Serie A on October 4.
"It's nice to be back. It's such a special club for me where I made my name, what an amazing club with amazing fans, it's incredible to be back," commented Bale on the Tottenham website.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees BVB as being the club's most dangerous rivals this season. "They have had a much longer break and preparation," the 64-year-old said.
Walter, who replaced Christian Alves in the 83rd minute, latched onto Jonathan Cicero's cross and needed just one touch before rifling a shot into the bottom right corner.
Following Wednesday's clash, the stadium will not stage another game until September 28, when Fluminense host Coritiba in the Brazilian Serie A.
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat American Venus Williams 7-6 (7), 6-2 in their first round match. Enditem
In the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, Gabriel Boschilia scored in second-half stoppage time to hand Internacional a 4-3 home win over Colombia's America de Cali.