Everton are set to battle it out with cross town rivals Liverpool for the signature of the young Athletic Bilbao striker who has a release clause of €50 million.
Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in a difficult away trip to San Mames, and will be hoping to continue their winning streak after thrashing Real Betis 6-2 in their La Liga curtain raiser.
The goal machine that is Barcelona started off the new season as dominant as ever, smashing 6 goals against Real Betis. They now travel to San Mames and will hope to carry on their winning ways against Athletic Bilbao.
Summer transfer window is open and the teams are on the lookout to buy the best players for the least prices. The Hard Tackle looks at 5 players under €35m that Arsenal, Juventus or Bayern Munich can buy.
Aymeric Laporte has dealt a blow to both Manchester United and Manchester City's hopes of signing him by pledging his loyalty to Spanish club Athletic Bilbao.
Defending champions Sevilla hosted Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of an all Spanish Europa League quarter final on Thursday. It was all square even after extra time as Bilbao won the tie 2-1, making the aggregate score 3-3. The game went on to penalties with Sevilla winning the tie breaker 5 goals to 4.
Jurgen Klopp will head back to Dortmund for the Europa League quarter-finals after his Liverpool side were drawn with former club Borussia on Friday.
Real Madrid pulled off a 4-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday as manager Zinedine Zidane lavished praise on his superstar winger Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese sensation scored a brace, effectively starting and ending the proceedings for Los Blancos. James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos got on the score sheet after Ronaldo’s 3rd minute opener, which was cancelled out by a 10th minute goal by Eraso Goni, but the winger wrapped things up with an 87th minute strike. In a season where Ronaldo has sometimes been played in a more central role, Real manager Zinedine Zidane singled out his performance on the wing for praise. “We went looking for that because, for me, Cristiano is very important on the wing,” Zizou told reporters after the match, according to fourfourtwo.com. “He has speed and is very good one-on-one. In addition, Athletic are a very strong opponent and apply pressure all together. They do very well at putting pressure on one side […]
Real Madrid notched up a 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a brace. One of them was an absolute embarrassment for the opposition defender.
The team sheets are out, and Zinedine Zidane has been forced into making a big change up front in Real Madrid's clash against Athletic Bilbao.