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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LaLiga News 

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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LaLiga News 

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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Global Gossip News 

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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LaLiga 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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LaLiga 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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