Tag Archives: Sporting Gijon

Alavés And Leganés Interested In Signing Athletic Club Midfielder Mikel Vesga

Mikel Vesga is one of the biggest question marks surrounding Athletic this summer. The midfielder enjoyed a successful time on loan at Sporting two years ago and looked to be on his way to establishing himself in the first team. He began last season with manager Kuko Ziganda handing him a starting role, but it did not work out and

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Rubi: Mikel Vesga Is A Different Type Of Footballer, He’s A Complete Player

Things were not going well for Sporting Gijon last year when the club decided to fire manager Abelardo Fernandez. He was replaced at the beginning of 2017 with Joan Francesc Ferrer, more commonly knows as Rubi. The club also made three winter signings, including Athletic’s Mikel Vesga on loan. Sporting was not able to avoid relegation in the end, but

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Why Athletic Club Should Still Pursue Mikel Merino Despite The Emergence Of Mikel Vesga

As the summer transfer window quickly approaches, rumors continue to swirl regarding Athletic Club’s interest in Mikel Merino. The Lions tried to sign him last year but their offer was rejected by Osasuna who chose to sell him to Borussia Dortmund instead. Now that he has barely played for the Germans, Athletic believe they can make the signing happen this

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Mikel Vesga Continues To Shine While On Loan At Sporting Gijon

Following an outstanding campaign with Bilbao Athletic last season, Mikel Vesga was officially promoted to the first team over the summer. The midfielder faced stiff competition for minutes despite being a great depth option and was finally sent on loan to Sporting Gijon in January. The move gave the 23-year-old the chance to compete for regular playing time and it

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