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Mikel Oyarzabal Reportedly Rejects Athletic Club, Will Continue At Real Sociedad

After seeing Kepa Arrizabalaga leave with Chelsea having paid his €80 million release clause Athletic Club found themselves with a treasure trove of money. The Lions did not want to sit quietly and were determined to use at least part of the sum in order to strengthen Eduardo Berizzo’s team. They turned their attention back to Mikel Oyarzabal, but have

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Josu Urrutia Leaves The Door Open For More Transfers At Athletic Club

Josu Urrutia officially presented Yuri Berchiche as the newest Athletic Club player during a press conference on Friday. The President was clearly excited about the move and thankful that the 28-year-old made the decision to come back to the club where he spent two years at Lezama. While speaking to the media Urrutia praised Berchiche and said that the club

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Javier Clemente Working With A Group Who Plan To Run For Athletic Club President In Next Year’s Elections

Javier Clemente is one of the most decorated and accomplished managers in the history of Athletic Club. After spending his career at the San Mamés he went into coaching after retirement and enjoyed a successful spell from 1981-1986 where he led the team to a Copa del Rey title in 1983 followed by the league double in the following season.

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Athletic Club President Josu Urrutia Still Looking To Improve The Squad

This may be the most interesting summer that Athletic President Josu Urrutia has overseen during his time at the helm. Throughout his tenure Urrutia has been hesitant to spend big on players, with some fans going as far to call him cheap, but that seems to be changing. In January, after losing Aymeric Laporte, the President immediately invested half of

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Athletic Club Serious About Pursuit Of Ander Herrera, But Willing To Wait Until Next Summer

Athletic Club are already working on plans to strengthen the squad this summer and have placed a premium on improving the midfield. Eibar captain Dani Garcia, who will see his contract expire next month, has already agreed to make the switch to the San Mamés and the Lions are said to be targeting Newcastle’s Mikel Merino and Manchester United’s Ander

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