ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Ernesto Valverde was honest in his assessment of Athletic Bilbao’s laboured 1-0 Copa del Rey win over Alcoyano after the game.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde says his team must respect opponents Torino in the last 32 of the Europa League.
Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao have been handed tough draws in the last 32 of the Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde said he was satisfied with the point taken in the 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad in the Basque derby.
Real Sociedad boss David Moyes was critical of his team after the 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao in the Basque derby.
Ernesto Valverde is expecting a reaction from his Athletic Bilbao players when they face Real Sociedad on Sunday. "There's no better time to bounce back."
David Zurutuza has insisted that Real Sociedad must beat Athletic Bilbao at all costs on Sunday.
Andoni Iraola seems likely to miss Sunday's Basque derby after being stretchered off with a hamstring injury during Athletic Bilbao's 2-0 win against BATE Borisov.
Mikel San Jose was proud of Athletic Bilbao's 2-0 win against BATE Borisov in the Champions League. "It's mission accomplished!"
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde has said the win over BATE Borisov was important for ‘many reasons.’
Mikel San Jose and Markel Susaeta scored as Athletic Bilbao ended their Champions League campaign with victory over BATE Borisov.
Athletic Bilbao are without Artiz Aduriz for the visit of BATE Borisov in the final Champions League group game.
Ernesto Valverde insists the Europa League isn't punishment for Athletic Bilbao's failure progress in the Champions League.
Ernesto Valverde revealed his desire to see last season's Athletic Bilbao return ahead of Wednesday's Champions League match with BATE Borisov.
Ernesto Valverde has warned Athletic Bilbao to avoid falling for Cordoba's lowly position in La Liga on Saturday.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde confessed his team had faced a tough task in the 1-1 Copa del Rey first leg draw at minnows Alcoyano.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde says he will not be underestimating Copa del Rey opponents Alcoyano on Tuesday night.
Mikel San Jose spoke of his delight at scoring in back-to-back games but insisted that Athletic Bilbao's fortunes took precedence.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde is wary of Getafe’s ambition prior to their meeting this weekend.
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Mircea Lucescu felt Athletic Bilbao were the more motivated side after their 1-0 defeat to the Basques in Lviv.
Athletic Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose declared himself happy with his 68th minute goal that proved enough to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 in Lviv.
Ernesto Valverde has said Athletic Bilbao didn’t care how they beat Shakhtar Donetsk, they just knew they had to get three points.
Athletic Bilbao recorded their first win in Champions League Group H thanks to Mikel San Jose’s goal against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ernesto Valverde makes two changes to the Athletic Bilbao side to play Shakhtar Donetsk in the Basques’ penultimate Champions League fixture.
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu believes Athletic Bilbao will give 100 per cent in their Champions League clash on Tuesday.
Ernesto Valverde is counting on Athletic Bilbao’s improved La Liga form rubbing off in their Champions League game at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ernesto Valverde hailed his 'dominant' Athletic Bilbao side following Friday’s 3-1 victory over Espanyol in La Liga.
Sergio did little to hide his disappointment in seeing Espanyol lose comprehensively to Athletic Bilbao.
Espanyol Coach Sergio is hopeful of recording a third-straight away win against Athletic Bilbao when the sides meet on Friday night.
Aritz Aduriz has said there’s no desire for revenge against Espanyol among the Athletic Bilbao squad after last season’s home defeat.

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