ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Sevilla swept Athletic Bilbao aside in a 2-0 victory on Saturday, but Vincenzo Montella warned his side “must improve in terms of taking chances”.
Spanish football has reacted to the sudden passing of former Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori.
Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao both go into Saturday’s encounter at the Sanchez Pizjuan, hoping to prove they have finally turned corners.
Valencia moved to within a point of third-placed Real Madrid as they secured a 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda has reaffirmed his commitment to the club and confirmed he will not walk away.
Valencia kept the pressure on Real Madrid with victory over Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 25, while Athletic Bilbao plunged Malaga further adrift.
Atletico Madrid will face Lokomotiv Moscow while Athletic Bilbao take on Marseille in the last 16 of this season’s Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao advanced to the last 16 of the Europa League despite a home defeat to Spartak Moscow on Thursday night.
A police officer has died in Bilbao following violent clashes between rival factions of ultras ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash.
Goals from Kevin Gameiro and Diego Costa saw Atletico Madrid keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a win over Athletic Bilbao.
Atletico Madrid welcome back Diego Costa and Jan Oblak against Athletic Bilbao, while the visitors will be without Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda feels his side’s game plan worked perfectly as they beat Spartak Moscow 3-1.
Kepa Arrizabalaga insists he had “no doubts” that Athletic Bilbao fans would take to him again after he was heavily linked with Real Madrid.
Las Palmas Coach Paco Jemez has urged his side to play to their own strengths ahead of Friday night’s clash with Athletic Bilbao.
Real Sociedad captain Xabi Prieto does not believe Inigo Martinez’s shock move Basque rivals to Athletic Bilbao is a ‘step up’ in his career.
Yeray Alvarez has described making his return to action for Athletic Bilbao after nine months as ‘the happiest moment of my life’.
A double from Cristian Stuani propelled Girona into the top half of La Liga with an impressive home victory over Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Club Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico has signed a one-year contract extension at the club to extend his stay until June 2019.
Athletic Bilbao have completed the signing of defender Inigo Martinez from Basque rivals Real Sociedad, it has been confirmed.
Manchester City have completed the signing of Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte on a club record fee, it has been confirmed.
Athletic Bilbao are hopeful of signing Newcastle United midfielder Mikel Merino this week, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Athletic Bilbao will complete the sensational signing of defender Inigo Martinez from Basque rivals Real Sociedad, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed Aymeric Laporte’s €65m release clause has been paid in full ahead of his move to Manchester City.
Manchester City will complete their club record move for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte on Monday, say multiple reports.
Villarreal marched on with a third straight win in La Liga Week 21, while Malaga showed more signs of life under new boss Jose Gonzalez.
Aymeric Laporte is set to sit out Athletic Bilbao’s clash with Eibar on Friday night as his move to Manchester City edges closer, say reports.
Athletic Bilbao are lining up a sensational swoop for defender Inigo Martinez from Basque rivals Real Sociedad, according to reports the Spanish press.
Manchester City will pay Aymeric Laporte’s €65m release clause at Athletic Bilbao on Friday or Monday, say reports in the Spanish press.
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane has rejected reports he vetoed the signing of Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte is set to complete a move to Manchester City this week in a deal totalling €70m, say numerous reports.
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