ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Athletic Bilbao midfielder Carlos Gurpegui says he is eager for La Liga to start so all transfer talk can be forgotten.
Athletic Bilbao have been dealt a blow ahead of the season kick-off with the news that Iker Muniain won’t be fit for selection.
Bayern Munich’s supervisory board have approved the purchase of Javi Martinez from Athletic Bilbao, according to Canal Athletic
German publication Bild are reporting that Bayern Munich have agreed a record €40m deal for Athletic Bilbao’s Javi Martinez.
After confirming they want Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente, Juventus are also reported to want his teammate Iker Muniain.
Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente has informed the club he will not be signing a new deal and wishes to leave.
The saga of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente’s refusal to sign a new contract has taken a further twist, reports Tuttosport.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa was unhappy with his team’s display in the 2-1 Europa League second-leg defeat to Slaven Belupo.
Iker Muniain was the hero as Athletic Bilbao survived a scare against Slaven Belupo to move into the next round of the Europa League.
Fernando Llorente has told Athletic Bilbao he wants to leave the club to play Champions League football, reports Euskal Telebista.
After a summer of intense speculation over Javi Martinez’s future the Athletic Bilbao player now looks set to stay at San Mames.
Atletico Madrid say they may refuse to play against Athletic Bilbao in the second round of La Liga fixtures, reports Marca
Slaven Belupo Coach Roy Ferencina admitted Athletic Bilbao were superior to his side in their Europa League qualifier first leg.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Marcelo Bielsa was pleased with his side’s performance in their 3-1 win over Slaven Koprinivca at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao have a foot in the next round of the Europa League after beating Slaven Belupo 3-1 in their first leg tie at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has denied he has a problem with star striker Fernando Llorente.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has been forced to reshape his defence before Thursday’s Europa League clash with Slaven Belupo.
Barcelona are seeking other alternatives with their pursuit of Javi Martinez appearing to have hit a brick wall.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder David Lopez is having talks with Deportivo de La Coruna over a possible move to Riazor, claims AS.
Athletic Bilbao are still no nearer getting star striker Fernando Llorente to pen a new deal at San Mames, reports AS.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Pablo Orbaiz is set to join Russian outfit Rubin Kazan according to the club’s official website.
Barcelona look set to trump Manchester City in the race to sign Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez, believe reports in England.
Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes insists Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez is worth no more than €22m.
Galician neighbours Celta Vigo and Deportivo de La Coruna are competing for the signature of Athletic Bilbao winger David Lopez.
Athletic Bilbao have admitted Fernando Amorebieta could miss the start of the season with a serious groin injury.
Athletic Bilbao's Javi Martinez says he has already informed the club of his decision over whether to remain at San Mames next season.
Javi Martinez has scotched rumours he is to leave Athletic Bilbao, saying he still expects to be with Los Leones in four years time.
Real Madrid legend Raul believes his natural successor in Spanish football is Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has been added to the list of possible candidates to become Coach of the Russian national team.
Marcelo Bielsa's spat with a construction company last week is not the first time he has been caught up in a similar disagreement.
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