ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Athletic Club Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda has taken ‘full responsibility’ for the club’s ‘tough’ season after Monday’s defeat to Levante.
Two free-kicks in the space of three minutes from Enis Bardhi earned Levante a crucial win in their push for survival at Athletic Bilbao.
Levante Coach Paco Lopez has warned the club are ‘not yet safe’ from relegation despite being six points above the relegation zone.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Fernando Llorente admits Athletic Bilbao are his ‘home’ and a ‘return could happen’ if an offer is made.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda hailed his side’s display at Real Madrid but admitted frustration at not seeing out the victory.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has reiterated he is ‘very happy’ at the club after renewing his contract this year.
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid ‘lacked fluidity’ against Athletic Bilbao and asked his players to take some of the goalscoring burden off Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lucas Vazquez believes Real Madrid showed they were on track to face Bayern Munich during Wednesday’s ‘bittersweet’ draw with Athletic Bilbao.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored in his eighth successive Liga game to salvage Real Madrid a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.
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Iker Muniain is closing in on a return to full fitness after recovering from a torn knee ligament and returning to first-team action.
Athletic Bilbao are continuing negotiations with out-of-work Coach Eduardo Berizzo but the two are currently at odds with the valuation of his contract.
Clarence Seedorf believes Deportivo La Coruna’s ‘great character’ can guide them to safety after Saturday’s 3-2 win at Athletic Bilbao.
Eduardo Berizzo will be appointed as the new Athletic Club Bilbao Coach at the end of the season, say reports in the Spanish press.
Inigo Cordoba, Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain netted for Athletic Bilbao to place a dent in Villarreal’s European hopes.
Leganes Coach Asier Garitano has given his clearest hint yet that he will leave the club this summer when his contract expires.
Jose Angel Ziganda has asserted that he will not quit Athletic Bilbao, despite another poor result on Saturday against Celta Vigo.
Athletic Bilbao have shifted their focus onto former Sevilla Coach Eduardo Berizzo, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Athletic Club Bilbao are set to admit defeat in their pursuit of out-of-work Thomas Tuchel, who is instead expected to replace Unai Emery at Paris Saint-Germain.
Athletic Club Bilbao are working hard on a deal to bring out-of-work Coach Thomas Tuchel to the club in summer, according to reports in Spain.
Athletic Bilbao winger Iker Muniain has returned to full first-team training after recovering from a torn knee ligament.
Kepa Arrizabalaga admits his ties with Athletic Bilbao were too strong for him to sign for Real Madrid.
Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer has hailed his side’s mentality as they stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to 11 points.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen has urged Andres Iniesta to turn down a lucrative switch to China and stay at Barcelona for a few more years.
Ernesto Valverde found Barcelona’s 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao ‘strange’ but believes the international break has come at just the right time.
Barcelona provisionally moved 11 points clear at the top of La Liga with a comfortable 2-0 win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
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Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez are missing for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao, who surprisingly bench Inaki Williams and Aritz Aduriz.
Barcelona will be without Thomas Vermaelen, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez for their visit of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde has urged Barcelona to be wary of Roma in the Champions League quarter-finals. “They scored three goals at Chelsea, we scored one…”
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