ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Athletic Bilbao are hopeful of persuading Arsenal full-back Nacho Monreal to join the San Mames this summer, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona have issued a statement denying that they have opened talks with Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde.
Athletic Bilbao star Inaki Williams believes Coach Ernesto Valverde would be an ideal fit at Barcelona, but hopes he remains at San Mames.
Zinedine Zidane insisted Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao “meant nothing”, despite his side moving five points clear at the top of La Liga.
Marcelo hailed Casemiro’s “spectacular growth” after the midfielder’s winner in Real Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Real Madrid provisionally opened a five-point lead atop La Liga with a narrow 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
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Raphael Varane aside, Real Madrid are at full-strength for this afternoon’s clash with Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.
Zinedine Zidane has urged Real Madrid to be wary of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Saturday but insisted that his side will attack at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz believes his side will need to stop Sergio Ramos if they are to enjoy a positive result against Real Madrid on Saturday.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat is confident his side can make it twenty games unbeaten at home when they host Real Madrid on Saturday.
Jorge Sampaoli is set to renew his contract with Sevilla, paving the way for Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde to join Barcelona this summer, say reports.
Athletic Bilbao completed a La Liga double over Basque rivals Real Sociedad as a Raul Garcia penalty and Inaki Williams strike won the derby in San Sebastian.
Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao do battle in the most important Basque derby of recent times on Sunday.
Athletic Bilbao president Josu Urrutia admits he cannot guarantee Coach Ernesto Valverde will remain at the club next season amid links to Barcelona.
Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool will do battle for Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams this summer, according to reports in Spain.
Deportivo La Coruna won for the first time in 2017 on Sunday as Atletico Madrid returned to La Liga’s Champions League spots in Week 26.
Sevilla captain Vicente Iborra has called on his side to win La Liga and there’s ‘no room’ in the squad for anyone who lacks the same ambition.
Athletic Bilbao moved to within a point of sixth and automatic qualification for Europe with a comfortable 3-1 triumph over Granada at San Mames.
Ernesto Valverde says he is confident of a quick response from his Athletic Bilbao players against Granada after their Europa League elimination.
Celta Vigo will fly the La Liga flag in the Europa League after a dramatic comeback saw them secure a sensational win in Ukraine.
Sunday gets under way with Real Sociedad and Villarreal locking horns in a huge game for European qualification, before struggling Valencia host Athletic Bilbao.
Spanish club’s miserable week in Europe was completed on Thursday night as Celta Vigo and Villarreal crashed to damaging home defeats.
La Liga Week 22 began in style as Asier Illarramendi’s rocket took Real Sociedad past Espanyol and Aritz Aduriz was Athletic Bilbao’s saviour.
Ernesto Valverde has stressed the importance of Athletic Bilbao “killing off our home games” ahead of Saturday’s clash with Deportivo La Coruna.
Athletic Bilbao defender Yeray Alvarez has expressed delight at signing a new contract at the club after recovering from testicular cancer.
Alaves owner Josean Querejeta has confirmed his club will call for this year’s Copa del Rey showpiece to be played at Athletic Bilbao’s San Mames stadium.
Barcelona have confirmed that Rafinha broke his nose during Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.
Barcelona could afford to substitute Lionel Messi as their second string produced the goods in a 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
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