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Fernando Llorente open to Spurs exit; refuses to rule out Athletic exit

Tottenham Hotspur striker Fernando Llorente has refused to rule out a return to Athletic Bilbao after reports of an exit from the Premier League club surface. The Spanish striker has found himself struggling for playing time under Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs after completing a summer move from Swansea City, making just one Premier League appearances this season. The Daily Mirror claims that the forward is now open to a switch away from the English club, less than one year after rejecting a move to Chelsea in favour of the Wembley based outfit….

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La Liga News 

Ziganda accepts blame for poor Athletic season

Jose Angel Ziganda has taken blame for Athletic Bilbao’s poor season, saying he is fully responsible. Levante produced a superb result at San Mames to beat the Basque side on Monday evening and all-but ensure their La Liga safety. The visitors had all the pressure on their shoulders before kick off, knowing that Clarence Seedorf’s slow improving Deportivo La Coruna were getting some points on the board. Athletic – who have been a far cry from their usual best this season, have very little to play for at this point of the…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Athletic Bilbao 1-3 Levante: Visitors near La Liga salvation with impressive win

Levante produced a superb result at San Mames to beat Athletic Bilbao and all-but ensure their La Liga safety. The visitors had all the pressure on their shoulders before kick off, knowing that Clarence Seedorf’s slow improving Deportivo La Coruna were getting some points on the board. Athletic – who have been a far cry from their usual best this season, have very little to play for at this point of the season and Jose Angel Ziganda’s side looked a shadow of their former selves, despite taking the lead. Arguably…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Athletic Club vs Levante: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Athletic Club will host a Levante side at San Mames on Monday evening who are looking to ensure their La Liga safety. Date: Monday, 23 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:00 UK / Venue: San Mames  The home side drew last time out in La Liga with Real Madrid, seeing themselves improve massively from their inconsistent season so far – and coach Kuko Ziganda will be hoping his side can finish the campaign in that same vein. Ziganda’s job is far from safe at the San Mames and it is looking almost…

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La Liga News 

Who has been Athletic Bilbao’s Player of the Season?

With our La Liga News UK Awards starting last week with Alaves’ Player of the Season, we now take a look at Athletic Bilbao, who have had an indifferent season. The Basque side have struggled for consistency, making it hard to select a consistent performer, however, we have whittled it down to five players, which include Inaki Williams, Kepa, Iker Muniain, Unai Nunez and Raul Garcia. Raul Garcia Garcia has been one of those players to keep good form, gaining an average rating of 7.06 per game and scoring eight…

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Athletic Bilbao - Deportivo La Liga Match Centre 

Athletic Bilbao 2-3 Deportivo: Goal Fest At The San Mames

Deportivo La Coruna had their shooting boots on, as they ran out 3-2 victors over Athletic Bilbao at the San Mames. Deportivo got things going after just six minutes of play from a corner, which was whipped in by Lucas Perez, and was headed across goal from the back post, and Adrian Lopez was quickest to react in the six-yard box and powered his header past Kepa Arrizabalaga. Eight minutes later, Deportivo doubled their lead in similar fashion, in open play. A cross was whipped in via the right-hand side,…

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Juanfran Moreno Deportivo La Liga News 

Deportivo look for first away win in San Mamés in seven years

Deportivo de La Coruña visit the San Mamés stadium in a game where anything other than a win could be the final nail in the coffin for Dépor. Deportivo manager Clarence Seedorf still believes his team can avoid relegation, speaking to Cadena COPE recently, he said “I’m an optimist and a realist at the same time, I don’t have blind faith, but history shows us that comebacks are possible. I see the group has inner strength.” Regarding Saturday’s game (19:45 BST, New San Mamés stadium) Deportivo striker Adrián López has…

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La Liga Match Centre 

Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Celta Vigo: Visitors strike late to earn a point

Celta Vigo struck in stoppage time at San Mames to get a share of the spoils against Athletic Bilbao. The hosts claimed for a first half penalty when Raul Garcia’s flick appeared to strike the arm of Gustavo Cabral but the referee waved away the claims of the home players and support. Garcia then went close to opening the scoring when he got his toe to Inaki Williams’ cutback but he could only poke it wide before Williams was also denied a penalty after he went down under a challenge…

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La Liga Match Centre 

Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo: Euro-chasing Galicians visit San Mames fortress

Celta Vigo head to the Basque Country in the hope of turning around their recent form to revive their hopes of getting into the European places for next season. They take on Athletic Bilbao at San Mames, but were held to a goalless draw by bottom side Malaga last time out, which followed two defeats in three La Liga games. Celta now sit four points behind Girona in fourth, which secures a spot in the second qualifying round of the Europa League, but will be taking on a Los Leones…

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La Liga News 

Tug of war over Thomas Tuchel as Athletic Club join the race

Former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel is a manager who is in high demand by a numerous clubs for this summer. One of the teams that is said to be interested in the 44 year old is Athletic Club Bilbao, the team have been struggling in La Liga this season with the team currently in 13th place, current manager José Angel Ziganda has been under pressure since replacing Ernesto Valverde as manager in the summer. The biggest shock for Bilbao this season was in the Copa del Rey when they…

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