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Unai López In Line To Start Against Eibar With Beñat Out Sick

Athletic have spent the entire international break preparing for Sunday’s match against Eibar, but Eduardo Berizzo will likely have to make some adjustments. Midfielder Beñat was admitted to a local Bilbao hospital on Thursday evening with an infection and high fever and is expected to miss the Derby at Ipurua. The 31-year-old has started the last five games and someone

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Beñat Admitted To Local Hospital With Infection And High Fever

Athletic are currently preparing for Sunday’s Basque Derby against Eibar but will likely have to play the match without midfielder Beñat. The 31-year-old did not take part in Thursday’s training session due to sickness and later that evening Athletic announced that he had been admitted to a local hospital with an acute infection and high fever. The club also stated

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Athletic Train Against Basconia In Private Session On Thursday

The international break has come to a close and Athletic are solely focused on Sunday’s Basque Derby against Eibar at Ipurua. Unai Nuñez and Unai Simón returned to the squad after spending the past two weeks away with Spain’s U21 team and Eduardo Berizzo will have nearly his entire squad available for this weekend. Iñigo Lekue, who is still recovering

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Ander Capa “I Would Love To Be In The Starting Lineup And Experience Ipurua In A Different Way”

Athletic Club will play their second straight Basque Derby on Sunday when they travel to Ipurua to take on Eibar. For some Lions it will be an even more special game than usual, and Ander Capa couldn’t be more excited. The 26-year-old spent the last seven years with Eibar and is now hopeful that he will be able to start

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Villarreal President Fernando Roig Unhappy With Athletic Club For Signing Starlet Nico Serrano

Athletic’s focus on youth development is unrivaled in today’s world of football. Due to their identity and player policy, the youth academy has long been the pillar on which the club stands and that isn’t changing anytime soon. For the most part, when young players are signed to Lezama it can be just as big of a deal as a

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Iñigo Lekue Begins Recovery Work At Lezama After Fracturing Ankle In August

With all of the drama surrounding Athletic at the start of the season it is easy to forget that the club has had to deal with several different injuries. Most notably, Iñigo Lekue suffered a broken ankle back on 23 August and had to undergo surgery four days later. Eduardo Berizzo said that he had plans for the 25-year-old whenever

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Dani García “We Are Calm, It Will All Come Together”

Sunday’s Basque Derby against Eibar will be a very special match for midfielder Dani García. The 28-year-old spent six years at Ipurua and was the club Captain before leaving to join Athletic over the summer. He spoke to the media following Wednesday’s training session and said touched on the fact that the Lions have to continue playing daring football, but

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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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