ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

The debate has started over where the 2015 Copa del Rey final will be played and there are five possible venues to choose from.
Espanyol boss Sergio Gonzalez has apologised to the club’s fans following the Copa del Rey semi-final exit at the hands of Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde says he is relishing the prospect of facing Barcelona when his Athletic Bilbao side take them on in the Copa del Rey final.
Ernesto Valverde has described Athletic Bilbao’s Copa del Rey trip to Espanyol on Wednesday as a ‘precious opportunity’ to reach another final.
Sergio Gonzalez is hoping the ‘magic’ of Cornella-El Prat can inspire Espanyol to victory in their Copa del Rey semi-final second leg against Athletic Bilbao.
Espanyol striker Christian Stuani says he is delighted to be staying at the club after penning a contract extension until 2018.
Ernesto Valverde declared himself satisfied with his Athletic Bilbao team’s display in the 1-0 victory over Eibar at Ipurua.
Eibar boss Gaizka Garitano admits his Eibar team need a good result quickly following a sixth straight defeat.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal says his team will be going all out to take three points from Saturday’s clash with Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde has revealed that he is relishing Athletic Bilbao’s ‘historic’ Basque derby against Eibar in La Liga on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde accused Athletic Bilbao of going missing after their 5-4 Europa League elimination at the hands of Torino on in the last 32 Thursday.
Ernesto Valverde isn’t expecting an easy game when Torino visit Athletic Bilbao in the Europa League second leg.
Ernesto Valverde described Athletic Bilbao’s win over Rayo Vallecano as ‘hard and difficult’ but believes it could have been sealed earlier.
Paco Jemez believes a ‘brave and dynamic’ Rayo Vallecano can heap more home misery on Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde has admitted that Athletic Bilbao’s Europa League tie with Torino “is still up in the air” following Thursday’s 2-2 draw in the first leg.
Antoine Griezmann claims the turning point in his Atletico Madrid career came during the 4-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao last December.
Ernesto Valverde believes Athletic Bilbao passed up a chance to take three points as they were held to a goalless draw at Granada.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted his side rely too heavily on Aritz Aduriz ahead of the game against Granada.
Espanyol Coach Sergio Gonzalez was content with the 1-1 draw between his side and Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey semi-final first-leg.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde has said the fans who attacked the Espanyol bus do not represent the Basque club.
Ernesto Valverde believes the first leg of Athletic Bilbao’s Copa del Rey semi-final with Espanyol on Wednesday will be a ‘tight’ affair.
A shell-shocked Ernesto Valverde lauded Barcelona after seeing the Catalans romp to a 5-2 away win over his Athletic Bilbao.
Neymar lamented his inability to score more goals during Barcelona's 5-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Luis Enrique has warned Barcelona 'not to take heart' from their 5-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday.
Luis Suarez has admitted that his goalscoring struggles for Barcelona made him become increasingly 'worried' about his contribution to the team.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were in full flow as Barcelona ran away with a 5-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday.
After BBC yesterday, it's MSN's turn to showcase their chemistry as Barcelona travel to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga tonight.
Luis Enrique has urged his Barcelona players to keep tabs on Athletic Bilbao's 'dominant' players ahead of their trip to San Mames on Sunday.
Luis Enrique admits "nothing would surprise me" in relation to the controversy surrounding Neymar's transfer to Barcelona two years ago.
Levante boss Lucas Alcaraz was left to rue his side’s lack of firepower in the 2-0 home defeat to Athletic Bilbao.

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