Athletic plan summer splurge

Athletic Club Bilbao are planning a strong summer of investment alongside appointing a new Coach to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, say reports in Spain.

Ziganda, who replaced Ernesto Valverde in the San Mames hot-seat last summer, is set to be replaced by former Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo this summer.

Marca report Athletic – who maintain their club policy of signing players with Basque roots or who were trained in the region – are set to make several signings this summer.

Deals have already been confirmed with and Viitorul’s Cristian Ganea while Ander Capa is set to arrive from Eibar with Dani Garcia also likely to complete the switch across the region.

Having also signed Inigo Martinez from Real Sociedad in January, they will also makes moves for Manchester United’s Ander Herrera, Mikel Merino of Newcastle United and Paris Saint-Germain full-back Yuri Berchiche.

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