The defender was allowed to leave this summer at the end of his contract.
The striker completed a £14 million move to Aston Villa this week.
Fulham defeated Newcastle in the opening night of the Championship, as Rafael Benitez's side failed to live up to the billing as bookies' favourite.
Tottenham hammered Inter Milan 6-1 on Friday afternoon.
Rangers host Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership opener.
Nottingham Forest will take on Burton Albion in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
The Brazilian is one of the star men in the current Liverpool team.
The former Magpies boss says it was key they signed players who cared.
The midfielder has missed Arsenal's trip to Scandinavia with a knee injury.
The goalkeeper left Villa after eight years to join Middlesbrough this summer.
Only a few weeks ago, Bayer Leverkusen’s results vector was pointing so resolutely downward that there was talk of things being over for Roger in the cockpit, as experts queued up to explain that the dive down the table was all about Schmidt.
Zidane's men continued their preparations for Tuesday's trip to the Etihad with a 3-2 win over Rayo Vallecano at the weekend.
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