Category Archives: Injuries

Iago Herrerín Eagerly Waiting For Medical Clearance To Return To Action

As Athletic prepare for Sunday’s match against Real Betis Iago Herrerín is still on the sidelines. The goalkeeper suffered a biceps muscle injury on 9 August and, although he avoided needing surgery, the initial diagnosis had the 30-year-old out until the middle of October. Always the hard worker, Herrerín was able to return to training just one month later but

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Aritz Aduriz Is Doubtful For Real Betis Game Due To Thigh Muscle Pain, Iker Muniain Cleared To Play

Athletic Club will play their first away game of the season on Sunday when they travel to the Benito Villamarín to face off with Real Betis. Understanding that this will be a challenging match, Eduardo Berizzo has had the team training behind closed doors for most of the week in preparation. Now, due to recent events, things may have just

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Mikel Balenziaga In Line To Start Against Real Betis, Iker Muniain Returns To Training On Thursday

Coming off of a huge performance against Real Madrid has left Athletic Club with a desire for more. On Sunday they will travel to the Benito Villamarín for their first away game of the season against Real Betis and the Lions are working hard in preparation. As has usually been the case so far under Eduardo Berizzo, the team has

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Iker Muniain Misses Training With Calf Bruise, Could Be Unavailable For Sunday’s Match Against Real Betis

Despite Athletic’s amazing performance against Real Madrid on Saturday there was a bit of bad news. Before the hour mark Iker Muniain was seen holding his calf and eventually sat down on the field and called for medical attention. The 25-year-old didn’t look to be in serious pain, but the discomfort was obvious and he was immediately taken out of

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Iker Muniain Suffers Calf Injury In Draw Against Real Madrid

Athletic put in a dominant performance against Real Madrid on Saturday and Iker Muniain was at the forefront of the festivities. The 25-year-old completed nearly 90% of his passes and was constantly dribbling through defenders as the midfield was able to dictate the pace of play. He even opened up the scoring just after the 30 minute mark and was

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Aduriz “I’ve Been Training With The Team All Week And I Feel Fine”

The international break couldn’t have come at a better time for Aritz Aduriz. The striker suffered a hamstring injury in the first game of the season and was ruled out for one month. However, thanks to the stoppage, he was only forced to miss one game. Speaking to the media ahead of Athletic’s weekend clash with Real Madrid, Aduriz said

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Aritz Aduriz And Iago Herrerín Return To Regular Training

Athletic haven’t been able to avoid injuries this season, with several key players being sidelined. Iago Herrerín suffered a biceps injury over a month ago, which led to Unai Simón being thrust into the starting lineup, and Aritz Aduriz picked up a hamstring injury in that same game and hasn’t been able to play since. Now things are finally starting

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Iñigo Martinez Misses Spain Training With Muscle Discomfort

It hasn’t been the start to the season that Iñigo Martinez hoped for. The defender was forced to miss the entirety of the preseason due to a calf strain, but was thankfully able to return to regular training before the campaign began. However, he has yet to feature for Athletic with manager Eduardo Berizzo wanting the 27-year-old to get back

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Oihan Sancet Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery To Repair Torn ACL and Meniscus

When Oihan Sancet was forced to leave last weekend’s match against Gimnástica with a knee injury there was immediate concern that the midfielder had suffered something serious. The 18-year-old underwent further testing which confirmed that he had torn his ACL and the meniscus in his left knee, effectively ending his season. It was unfortunate news for the Lezama product who

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Aritz Aduriz’s Recovery Is Going Well, Targeting Return Against Real Madrid

When Aritz Aduriz pulled up limping after attempting a header against Leganés in the first game of the year there was immediate concern. The striker had already dealt with a hamstring injury during the preseason and the issue had flared back up. After tests were carried out it was confirmed that he would miss roughly one month of action, but

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