Too many unsolved cases endanger the 2020 treble winners' preparations, the 55-year-old claims. After the 29-year-old midfielder has left for the Premier League, Flick's squad was downsized to only 15 experienced players.
In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
Forward Serginho restored Jorge Wilstermann's advantage with a 56th-minute strike but Alves pulled his team level again with a smart finish after combining with Fabio Luciano.
No other club in Germany stands for a similar dedication to its fans, with keywords such as loyalty, identification, and history at the forefront of his mind.
Only 4,985 fans will be in the stadium for Kaiserslautern against Dresden in the third tier.
"I believe in Arsenal. We can achieve big things together. We have something exciting here and I believe the best is yet to come," he added.
In Saturday's early kick-off, Arsenal brushed past newly-promoted Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage, with new signings Gabriel and Willian both impressing.
Qiao Yumeng (front) lies on the track after Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
"Teammates, coaches and management in Beijing, they are quite nice to me, but I still have a dream of playing in the NBA."
"I was the European champion and I was so confident but Lang Ping changed my attitude. She came to the dressing room and she said that no matter what I won in the past, I should just focus on the future. She helped me," added the former Vicenza Volley player.
"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.