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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UEFA sanction Athletic Club for Spartak Moscow clashes

UEFA have sanctioned Athletic Club for fan clashes during the Europa League clash with Spartak Moscow last season. European football’s governing body has decided, in relation to the incidents surrounding the second leg of the Europa League Round of 16 played against FC Spartak Moskow, to impose a fine of 40,000 euros on the La Liga club. Furthermore, the Basque club will be forced to reduce the capacity of their new European home game by 2,000 seats – two sanctions which have been appealed by the club. It is not yet…

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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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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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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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Berizzo set for Athletic Club after lengthy talks

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 Spain…

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Global LaLiga News 

Newcastle United’s Mikel Merino involved in transfer tussle between La Liga duo

Newcastle United’s Mikel Merino is the centre of interest from La Liga duo Real Betis and Athletic Club. The Spanish Under-21 international emerged as a target for Athletic, given his Basque roots but a failed move in the winter transfer market saw him remain in England. German side Cologne have previously shown interest, whilst Valencia have been linked but it is now Real Betis, who have joined the San Mames outfit in interest. Betis boss Quique Setien has developed a huge list of players that he would like to bring…

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LaLiga 

La Liga End of Season Awards: Biggest Attendance Change of the Year – Real Betis

Barcelona may have produced one of their best seasons in recent memory, romping to the La Liga title losing just one game (5-4 at Levante on Jornada 37) but the crowds in the stand dwindled with over 200,000 less fans making their way through the Camp Nou turnstiles than last season. Despite this, the Catalan club still had the most fans over the course of the season, averaging 268 more fans per game than Real Madrid. La Liga in general however was well watched in the stadiums in 2017/18, totalling…

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Kepa Arrizabalaga wins La Liga News UK fans’ Athletic Club Player of the season

Kepa Arrizabalaga wins La Liga News UK fans’ Athletic Club Player of the season, being pushed closely by Inaki Williams. 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 whittled it down to five players, which include Inaki Williams, Kepa, Iker Muniain, Unai Nunez and Raul Garcia. And, after much voting –…

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