ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

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.
Athletic Bilbao fear losing Iker Munain to a long-term injury after the forward was stretchered off in the 1-0 defeat to Zorya in the Europa League.
Michel Gonzalez is feeling the heat ahead of Malaga’s clash with Athletic Bilbao after five straight defeats and questionable activity on social media.
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed defender Yeray Alvarez has beaten testicular cancer for the second time in under a year.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda played down rumours of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga leaving the club next summer.
Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten start to the campaign continued with an impressive 2-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao.
Real Madrid are targeting a future deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper and Spain Under-21 international Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to reports in Spain.
Athletic Bibao defender Yeray Alvarez has completed his course of chemotherapy and is awaiting scan results with the hope of returning to training, say reports.
Loic Remy scored again for Las Palmas in their 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, but his winner was marred by Alen Halilovic’s ankle injury.
Las Palmas hope to make it back-to-back wins on Sunday, but they face an Athletic Bilbao side that remain unbeaten this season.
Athletic Bilbao started their Europa League group stage campaign with a scoreless draw away at Hertha Berlin.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Iago Herrerin believes his side can win the Europa League this season and he is excited for playing his part.
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