Athletic Bilbao have had an excellent season so far ending their long wait for a trophy with the Spanish Super Cup and are also riding high in La Liga. Integral to their success has been the talented 21 year old Iñaki Williams, the latest in a long line of successful academy graduates at the Basque 

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There may be a few European players feeling left out because they have not been linked with a move to Manchester United this summer, but Aymeric Laporte is not one of them. If reports are to be believed, the Athletic Bilbao defender is the latest in a long line of players that have been the 

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It has been an odd start for Ander Herrera at his new club Manchester United. After arriving this summer from Athletico Bilbao, he is part of the new wave within the club that is expected to revive the club’s former glories. However, as their game against Leicester City proved at the weekend they require much 

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On Wednesday afternoon, the transfer of Ander Herrera to Manchester United from Athletic Bilbao was finally confirmed. Following the farcical attempt by the club to sign the 24 year old last summer, this time round they managed to get the player to buy himself out of the contract thus allowing the deal to be concluded. 

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Ernesto Valverde, who had just left Valencia after a doing a good job at the Mestalla in the second half of last season, was Barcelona’s first-choice to take over from Tito Vilanova. He eventually lost out on the Nou Camp to Tata Martino as Valverde headed to Bilbao to replace Marcelo Bielsa as the Basque 

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With financial problems hitting what seems like almost every Spanish top flight club – except of course, the top two – La Liga has been losing more and more talented players to foreign leagues due to their clubs having to sell them on the cheap to fix debt. Therefore, it has been a welcome change 

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Where did it all go wrong for Athletic Bilbao? At the end of last season they had emerged as almost everyone’s second favourite side; their run in the UEFA Europa League had won them many admirers and it was thought the club would go from strength to strength. However, the summer then came along and 

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As you scan this year’s current La Liga standings, a few things stand out. Atletico sitting joint top is particularly pleasing; Malaga and Real Betis occupying the vacant Champions League spots is pleasant; and Real Madrid sitting nine points behind Barcelona after just seven games is astonishing. So far, this years Primera has been extremely unpredictable and, as you stare 

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Javi Martinez has moved to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich on a 5-year contract today. The central mid-fielder was praised as one of the two most important stars of the Athletic Bilbao team that qualified for the Spanish Copa Del Rey and Europa League finals, but will spend his next 5 seasons chasing “bigger” titles in 

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For the last few years, it seems that Juventus have been in search of a world-class striker. However, with Juve winning their first Scudetto since the 2002-03 campaign*, this year is more vital than ever. In the final days of the transfer window, Juventus have made this mission their top priority. Here are the more 

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