Spain’s Bankia is studying an offer by Singapore billionaire Peter Lim to acquire Valencia soccer club under which it would pay off long-standing debt owed to the bank, team president Amadeo Salvo said.
Roma surrendered its perfect start in the Italian soccer league by drawing at Torino. Atletico Madrid narrowed the gap to Spanish La Liga leader Barcelona to one point with a 2-0 victory against Athletic Bilbao.
Atletico Madrid routed Real Betis 5-0 to move within a point of Spanish soccer league leader Barcelona, which defeated Real Madrid at the weekend. Roma set a record for the best start to Italy’s Serie A.