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Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao have both been dealt favourable hands in the Europa League group stage following Friday's draw in Monaco.
Ernesto Valverde admits he has mixed feelings about Athletic Bilbao's 1-0 victory over Zilina in the Europa League playoffs on Thursday.
Ernesto Valverde has told his Athletic Bilbao players that more is needed to overturn the Europa League deficit against Zilina than simply turning up.
Ernesto Valverde has claimed that Zilina's 3-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Europa League playoffs on Thursday came via “two robberies”.
Ernesto Valverde wants Athletic Bilbao to use the Supercopa de Espana win over Barcelona as a benchmark but warns against complacency in the Europa League.
Ernesto Valverde has urged Athletic Bilbao to be wary of the threat posed by MSK Zilina. “They’re a team who find it easy to score goals”.
Athletic Bilbao have been paired with Slovakian side MSK Zilina in Friday’s Europa League playoff draw.
Ernesto Valverde says he was impressed with Athletic Bilbao’s ability to see out their Europa League qualifier against Inter Baku.
Ernesto Valverde has warned Athletic Bilbao aren’t through to the next round of the Europa League yet. ‘Inter Baku have to score here.’
Ernesto Valverde says he wants more from Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of their Europa League qualifier against Inter Baku, despite Thursday’s 2-0 win.
Ernesto Valverde believes Athletic Bilbao are ready to begin their Europa League campaign by facing Inter Baku but warns against complacency.
Ever Banega was delighted after being named man of the match in Sevilla’s Europa League win over Dnipro.
Unai Emery insists he only wants to celebrate Sevilla’s Europa League win, not answer questions about his future.
Grzegorz Krychowiak described as ‘incredible’ the experience of winning the Europa League with Sevilla in his native Poland.
Sevilla defender Coke believes the 2015 Europa League success means more than 2014’s as it was harder to win.
Dnipro Coach Myron Markevych commended Sevilla on their performance in the Europa League final as Los Rojiblancos claimed a second straight trophy.
Dnipro forward Matheus appears to have suffered nothing more serious than a broken nose despite collapsing late in the Europa League final.
Aleix Vidal admits he wants Unai Emery to remain on the Sevilla bench after the Coach claimed a second straight Europa League trophy.
Carlos Bacca declined the individual glory by crediting the whole Sevilla team with a second consecutive Europa League triumph.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery was inevitably asked about his future after his side won a second straight Europa League trophy.
Two Carlos Bacca goals helped give Sevilla a 3-2 win over Dnipro to claim their fourth Europa League trophy and second in a row.
New Spain call-ups Vitolo, Aleix Vidal and Sergio Rico start for Sevilla as Unai Emery’s side meet Dnipro in the Europa League final.
Live coverage as Sevilla and Dnipro meet in the Europa League final in Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw.
Dnipro Coach Myron Markevych has admitted his side are nervous ahead of the Europa League final against Sevilla.
Jose Antonio Reyes wants Sevilla to make history and win a fourth Europa League when they meet Dnipro on Wednesday night.
Unai Emery says Sevilla are ready and willing to ‘fight hard’ to win a second consecutive Europa League.
Ernesto Valverde will remain Athletic Bilbao’s Coach next season after signing on for another year.
Sevilla’s Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak believes his team will have the backing of his countrymen in Warsaw next week.
England’s Martin Atkinson will referee the Europa League final between Sevilla and Dnipro, UEFA has announced.
Unai Emery refused to comment on speculation linking him with a summer exit from Sevilla after Sunday’s 2-1 victory over Almeria.
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