ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

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.
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Sergio Ramos is back in Real Madrid’s squad for their Liga clash with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane believes Kepa Arrizabalaga is a ‘very good goalkeeper’ but ‘is not my goalkeeper’ amid reports of a January move.
Real Madrid are prepared to pay Athletic Bilbao €20m for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to complete a transfer in January, say reports in Spain.
Jose Angel Ziganda blamed Athletic Bilbao’s giant-killing defeat to third-tier Formentera on ‘anxiety’ but refused to apologise for the result.
Gareth Bale could miss Real Madrid’s trip to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday after reportedly suffering a fresh calf problem on Tuesday night.
Yeray Alvarez could feature for Athletic Bilbao against Formentera in Wednesday night’s clash after being given ‘the all-clear’ from cancer.
Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash with Real Madrid through suspension.
Las Palmas stopped the rot with a point at Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 13, while Girona extended their unbeaten run to five games.
Athletic Bilbao will be looking to pair their European win midweek with a first Liga victory in four against fellow strugglers Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
Barcelona are in a ‘dilemma’ over the potential signing for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, according to reports in Spain.
Two penalties from Aritz Aduriz and a late strike from Inaki Williams to comeback to defeat Hertha Berlin and take control in their Europa League group.
Luis Maria Bonini – a long time member of Marcelo Bielsa’s coaching staff including assisting him at Athletic Bilbao – has passed away.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Iago Herrerin believes interest in Kepa Arrizabalaga is ‘logical’ but he is ‘Athletic until death’.
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