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Iker Muniain Is Making The Switch To Mediapunta, Eduardo Berizzo Tests New Ideas In Monday’s Training

Eduardo Berizzo’s training sessions have been intense, but have also been exactly what was expected. He’s pushed the players to be better, press harder, and make smart passes. Toto wants his team to attack as much as possible and win the ball back immediately after possession. The players have caught on to the new system rather quickly and now the

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Athletic Club Seeded Against Norwich, Tottenham, And Wolfburg In The Group Stages Of The Premier League U23 Cup

Athletic Club have been a staple in the Premier League U23 International Cup since it was started in 2014. The Lions have performed well and made it to the quarterfinals every season until they failed to make it out of the group stages last year. This year they will be looking to make another deep run and give their young

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Athletic Club Will Participate In The Opel Cup In Early August

With preseason well underway, Athletic have been looking to add a few more preseason matches to the schedule. So far the Lions will play in two local friendlies before leaving for Holland and participating in the German tournament hosted by Duisburg. Afterwards, Athletic will play the Basque Cup final against Real Sociedad in August followed by friendlies against Hannover and

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Deportivo And Malaga Join To Race To Sign Unai Simón Who Is Expected To Leave Before Athletic’s Trip To Holland

One of Athletic’s top priorities this summer was the renewal of Unai Simón. The goalkeeper has spent the last two years as the starter for Bilbao Athletic and has shown the potential to become a great player at the San Mamés. With his contract expiring next summer, an agreement was reached on Friday which saw the 21-year-old sign an extension

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Iñigo Martinez Diagnosed With Grade II Calf Strain, Could Miss Start Of The La Liga Season

Iñigo Martinez suffered the first major injury of the preseason on Friday when the defender was forced to leave training after feeling pain in the back of his left leg. Luckily, he was able to walk into the changing room under his own power, although it was clear that he was in discomfort. Afterwards, Athletic announced that he had suffered

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Athletic Set For Another Busy Week Of Preseason Training With Two Friendlies On The Schedule

The first week of preseason training is nearly over for Athletic Club. Eduardo Berizzo has put a heavy focus on conditioning and ball drills over the first few days, but towards the end of the week things have shifted. The coaching staff has begun working on implementing the system and the players seem to be picking up on things quickly.

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