LaLiga News 

Inigo Martinez to miss start of La Liga with muscle injury

Inigo Martinez will miss the start of the La Liga season with Athletic Club through injury, the club have confirmed. Martinez, who joined the Basque club in January from bitter rivals Real Sociedad – was forced to leave training early on Friday after feeling pain in his left leg and medical tests have confirmed the extent of the problem. Now, the central defender will miss a considerable amount of time out injured and is set to miss the league opener in August, leaving options few and far between. Aside from…

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Berchiche LaLiga News 

Berchiche joined Athletic to play against the best

New Athletic Bilbao signing Yuri Berchiche has said he joined the club to play against the best teams and wants Champions League football. After a number of weeks negotiating a deal, Berchiche agreed terms with the Basque club two weeks ago – but an agreement over his transfer fee took a little longer. Amidst talks between Athletic and Ligue 1 side PSG was interest from Atletico Madrid, who Berchiche was said to have agreed a deal to move to the Wanda Metropolitano. With his options firmly open, Athletic desperately agreed…

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Berchiche LaLiga News 

Athletic Club confirm Yuri Berchiche deal

Athletic Bilbao have confirmed the signing of Yuri Berchiche from Paris Saint Germain. After a number of weeks negotiating a deal, Berchiche agreed terms with the Basque club two weeks ago – but an agreement over his transfer fee took a little longer. Amidst talks between Athletic and Ligue 1 side PSG was interest from Atletico Madrid, who Berchiche was said to have agreed a deal to move to the Wanda Metropolitano. With his options firmly open, Athletic desperately agreed a fee and they have now confirmed via their official…

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LaLiga News 

Athletic Club win the race to sign Berchiche

Athletic Bilbao are said to have won the race with Atletico Madrid to sign Paris Saint Germain defender Yuri Berchiche. New Athletic boss Eduardo Berizzo has been quick to look at several options to bolster his side ahead of the new season and is currently waiting on the confirmation that Yuri Berchiche has been signed from Paris Saint Germain. The former Sevilla boss is believed to want to add depth to his new team that finished well outside the European places last season – finishing in 16th place, a full…

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LaLiga News 

Eduardo Berizzo awaits phone calls before Athletic Club arrival

Eduardo Berizzo is awaiting two phone calls prior to his first training session with Athletic Bilbao next week. The Argentine coach is currently enjoying his last week of vacation before preparations for the new La Liga campaign get underway next Monday in Lezama. The first team at the Basque club will officially be in training for the first time on the 9th July, when Berizzo hopes to have two new players at his disposal. Berizzo who has been quick to look at several options to bolster his side ahead of…

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LaLiga News 

Exit plans revealed for Athletic trio after Berizzo arrival

Athletic Club have told three players – Benat, Ander Iturraspe and Mikel Rico that they can leave the club this summer. Eduardo Berizzo’s arrival at the new San Mames has sparked a few decisions to be made on the future of some players in the squad currently and is it now being reported that the aforementioned trio are on the look out for a new club. For Rico and Iturraspe, they will see their current deals at the Basque club expire next summer, but it is of the notion that…

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Global LaLiga News 

Former Athletic Bilbao defender Jon Aurtenetxe set for Leeds United

Former Athletic Bilbao defender Jon Aurtenetxe set for Leeds United after Marcelo Bielsa takes over the English club. Aurtenetxe is currently a free agent after being allowed to leave Scottish Premier League club Dundee at the end of the season, but it is now being reported that he is about to sign terms with the Championship outfit and reunite with former Athletic boss Bielsa. The defender was a key member of Athletic’s successful Copa del Rey final and Europa League final runs in 2012 and enjoyed his best career spell…

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LaLiga News 

Athletic Club reveal new New Balance kits for next season

Athletic Club have revealed their new 2018/2019 kits alongside kit supplier New Balance. Keeping with the club’s traditional red and white stripes for the home shirt, the Basque club have opted to create a campaign around the shirts called ‘Loyal to the Last’, which along with the slogan ‘Geuriak’ – which means ‘ours’ in Basque. The colours and shield are said to represent a unique way of competing, and the shirt comes with New Balance’ innovative NB DRY technology, which gives comfort in movement and maintains the correct temperature and…

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LaLiga News 

Athletic Club want to sign Ander Herrera this summer

Athletic Club are keen to bring former midfielder Ander Herrera back to the club this summer, according to reports. The 28-year-old midfielder left the Basque side in the summer of 2014 for £28 million and is entering the final year of his contract. The La Liga outfit hope to wrap up negotiations with the player and the club by approaching their former star with an ‘appealing’ offer. During three seasons with Bilbao, Herrera was six games short of 100 La Liga appearances for the club, until he made his 2014 summer…

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LaLiga News 

Eduardo Berizzo takes Athletic Club job

Former Celta Vigo and Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo has his next La Liga job lined up and will take over as coach at San Mames this summer, replacing Kuko Ziganda in the dugout. The Argentinian was sacked by Sevilla in December and has been out of work since, but Athletic are now in talks to confirm him as their next manager. According to MARCA, Berizzo has not been short of offers during his time out of the game with various offers from South America, but would prefer to remain in…

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