Tag Archives: World Cup

Kepa Arrizabalaga Says He Is Ready To Play At The World Cup If Called Upon

Kepa Arrizabalaga is enjoying his first trip to the World Cup and, although he hasn’t played, he is gaining invaluable experience. Due to recent issues with David De Gea there has been a debate among fans calling for the Athletic Club ace to start in Sunday’s match against host country Russia. Kepa recently spoke with Radio Nacional and admitted that everyone wants

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Julen Lopetegui’s Real Madrid Appointment Could Spell Trouble For Kepa Arrizabalaga’s Future At Athletic Club

Last year Kepa Arrizabalaga flirted with the idea of leaving Athletic Club to join Real Madrid, but ultimately decided to renew his contract with the Basques in January. He penned a new deal through 2025 that also contained an €80 million release clause. Then-manager Zinedine Zidane had a lot to do with Kepa’s decision as the Real Madrid coach continued

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Kepa Arrizabalaga Has No Regrets About Rejecting Real Madrid To Stay At Athletic Club

Kepa Arrizabalaga endeared himself to Athletic fans in January when he rejected an offer to join Real Madrid in favor of staying at his boyhood club. The transfer saga had dragged on for weeks and the end result couldn’t have been better news for the Lions. Since then the 23-year-old has continued to establish himself as one of the top

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Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui Praises Kepa, Iñaki, Yeray, and Nuñez As The Future Of The National Team

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui knows a thing or two about Basque football, being from the area himself. Since taking over the National Team in 2016 La Roja have been able to continue their success, but have also seen plenty of new faces join the squad. This summer he has called up Athletic goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to the World Cup roster, while

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Yeray On Training With The Spain National Team “It Is A Great Experience For Me”

Yeray, Unai Nuñez, and Iñaki Williams will not be going to Russia for this summer’s World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t involved in the proceedings. All three Athletic Club stars were called up as reserves to train with the Spain National Team which is a great experience and chance to learn from some of the best footballers

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Iñaki Williams, Yeray, And Unai Nuñez Named As Alternates For Spain’s World Cup Squad

Now that the club football seasons is coming to a close all the focus will immediately switch to this summer’s World Cup which will be held in Russia. A few days ago Spain manager Julen Lopetegui announced his 23-man squad which included Athletic Club goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Kepa’s inclusion wasn’t a surprise to anyone as he has featured as the

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