ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Real Madrid have informed Athletic Bilbao of their intention to sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga this month, say reports in Spain.
Athletic Bilbao have agreed to sign Romanian international defender Cristian Ganea in a deal worth €600k, according to reports.
Inaki Williams rescued a point for Athletic Bilbao at Espanyol on Sunday as the home team and management were booed by their own fans.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Iago Herrerin has extended his contract at the club until June 2021 with a €50m release clause attached.
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane and president Florentino Perez have reportedly clashed over the potential signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao.
Valencia bounced back against Girona in La Liga Week 18 as Athletic Bilbao continued their mid-season renaissance.
Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid “don’t need a goalkeeper” this month, despite speculation linking them with Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has passed a medical examination at Real Madrid but a date is still not set for his move, say reports.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has already signed a contract at Real Madrid but it is unclear when he will join, say reports in Spain.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has not ruled out the club making signings in the January transfer window by stating ‘anything can happen’.
Real Madrid will reportedly open negotiations with Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga – who is out of contract in June - this week.
Athletic Bilbao have not received an offer from Real Madrid for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga despite press reports, the club have confirmed.
Real Betis boss Quique Setien is facing a three-match ban for his conduct in response to Jordi Amat’s red card against Athletic Bilbao on Friday.
Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams is ‘on track’ to sign a new deal with the club to commit his foreseeable future to the San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao defender Yeray Alvarez has played his first football match in seven months after his second return from testicular cancer.
Las Palmas left it late against Espanyol in La Liga Week 16, Girona won again and unwanted history was made in the Basque derby.
San Mames plays host to the Basque derby on Saturday, with Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad both desperate for the three points.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Iturraspe admits it ‘does not feel’ like goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga will leave the club in January.
UEFA have confirmed the dates of the first round of knockout fixtures for both the Champions League and Europa League following Monday’s draw.
Atletico Madrid, Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad and Villarreal all discovered their fate in the first knockout stage of this season’s Europa League.
Real Madrid will complete the signing of Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the first week of January, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Basque sides took over La Liga Week 15 as Alaves continued their revival and Athletic Bilbao ended their slump, but Real Sociedad were stunned by Malaga.
Second half goals from Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia gave Athletic Bilbao a 2-0 win in Zorya and ensured they progressed through their Europa League group.
Athletic Bilbao president Josu Urrutia has confirmed the club will do all they can to renew the contract of Real Madrid target Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Barcelona have confirmed that midfielder Andres Iniesta will miss their next game against Sporting CP on Tuesday with a calf strain.
Isco is adamant Real Madrid are no weaker to last season, despite their 0-0 draw with Athletic Bilbao, as stating they are would be ‘opportunistic’.
Real Madrid lost more ground in the title race on Saturday after a goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao, which saw Sergio Ramos sent off.
Sergio Ramos returns for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao, who are under huge pressure after their Copa del Rey exit to third-tier opponents.
Football Espana brings you LIVE coverage of Saturday's action in La Liga as Barcelona host Celta, before Real Madrid travel to Athletic Bilbao!
Sergio Ramos is back in Real Madrid’s squad for their Liga clash with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Football Italia website