ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Real Madrid are ‘closer than ever’ to signing Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga next year, according to reports in Spain.
Yeray Alvarez believes he is close to returning to Athletic Bilbao’s first team squad and stated he ‘suffered more’ watching from the sidelines.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat Etxebarria is facing two months on the sidelines due to a pelvic injury, according to reports.
Raul Garcia believes Athletic Bilbao are out of excuses for their poor form and have to work hard and start winning.
Athletic Bilbao suffered their third straight defeat on Sunday, but there weren’t such problems for Girona and Villarreal.
Two underachieving sides take to Balaidos on Sunday as both Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao desperately need the three points.
Aritz Aduriz’s strike twenty minutes from time ensured Athletic Bilbao lived to fight another day in the Europa League campaign.
Athletic Bilbao central defender Unai Nunez has signed a new contract at the club until June 2023, it has been confirmed.
Athletic Bilbao president Josu Urrutia has admitted the club are working hard to finalise a new deal for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Sergio Busquets has credited Barcelona’s 2-0 victory at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday to goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen.
Paulinho assures he is “seizing every second” after another Barcelona goal at Athletic Bilbao as “I find it easier to score when I’m a starter.”
Ernesto Valverde admits returning to Athletic Bilbao was ‘strange’ after Barcelona’s 2-0 win against his former club on Saturday.
Barcelona marched on at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
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Andre Gomes starts for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga this evening as Ernesto Valverde is back at San Mames.
Ernesto Valverde insists that while Saturday’s trip to Athletic Bilbao is ‘special’ for him, “I’m going there to win with Barcelona.”
Javier Mascherano is a late casualty for Barcelona as Ernesto Valverde returns to former club Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Mikel Vesga has extended his contract at Athletic Club Bilbao by a further two years until June 2021, it has been confirmed.
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted his first return to Athletic Bilbao since leaving the club ‘will be emotional’ for him.
Atletico Madrid could only manage a draw away to third tier side Elche as Spain’s top flight clubs struggled in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey ties.
Leganes heaped the pressure on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda in Sunday’s Week 9 action, while Atletico Madrid stole victory at Celta Vigo.
The pressure is on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda when his misfiring Leones travel to high-flying Leganes in La Liga on Sunday.
Mikel Balenziaga says Athletic Bilbao will be going all out to win when they take on Ostersunds in Sweden on Thursday.
Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo insists his side did not deserve to lose 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Zinedine Zidane has given ‘the green light’ for Real Madrid to sign Athletic Bilbao Kepa Arrizabalaga next summer, according to reports in Spain.
Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain has undergone surgery on a torn knee ligament which could rule him out for the rest of the season.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga wants to commit his future to the club despite reported interest from Real Madrid, according to reports.
Spain have called up La Liga trio Aritz Aduriz, Alvaro Odriozola and Jonathan Viera to their squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel.
A second half fightback from Athletic Bilbao wasn’t enough to stop Valencia continuing their unbeaten run and moving to third in La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed forward Iker Muniain has suffered knee ligament damage during Thursday’s Europa League loss to Zorya.
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