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Dani Vivian Has Become One Of The Leaders Of Bilbao Athletic And Is Starting To Make His Case For The First Team

Bilbao Athletic began the season with several questions surrounding the squad. Leading goalscorer Gorka Guruzeta had been promoted to the first team, as were midfield starlet Peru Nolaskoain and starting goalkeeper Unai Simón. Andoni López was also promoted but was sent on loan to Almeria in the Segunda. At the same time, Captain Iker Undabarrena left the club along with fellow midfielder

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Loan Watch: Andoni López Has Hit The Ground Running With Almeria

Over the last two years Andoni López has arguably been the most consistent and reliable player at Bilbao Athletic. The left-back has constantly played at a high level and proved that he was ready to face stronger competition. He had offers to join Numancia on loan during the winter transfer window, but the decision was made for him to stay

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New-Look CD Basconia Still Trying To Find Their Rhythm After A Poor Start To The Season

Since becoming Athletic’s feeder club in 1997 CD Basconia have never been relegated from the Tercera. They have had great years and terrible years, but the team has done a fine job of preparing Lezama players for the jump up to Bilbao Athletic which is the most important thing. Over the past four seasons Basconia have flirted with relegation with a 10th

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Making Sense Of Cristian Ganea’s Place In The Athletic Club Squad

After just three games this year Eduardo Berizzo is already taking advantage of the squad depth that he praised during the preseason. The manager said on multiple occasions that everyone needed to be ready to contribute for the team and he has already used 20 different players so far. Only six players have yet to feature this season and one

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Sabin Merino Has The Chance To Save His Athletic Club Career With Loan Move To Leganés

Back in the summer of 2015 Sabin Merino realized his childhood dream of playing for Athletic Club when then-manager Ernesto Valverde promoted him to the first team. The forward would go on to help the team win the Spanish Super Cup and scored seven goals which led many to believe that he could potentially be the successor to Aritz Aduriz.

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