Man Utd target confirms summer transfer talks before signing new deal

Man Utd target confirms summer transfer talks before signing new deal

Athletic Bilbao star Inaki Williams has revealed he was in discussions over a move to Man Utd before signing a new contract. The Spanish striker recently penned a new deal with the Basque club that lasts a whopping nine years despite interest from the Red Devils in the summer. United highlighted Williams as a possible […]

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Manchester United transfer news: Inaki Williams reveals he spoke with United before signing new Athletic Bilbao deal

Manchester United transfer news: Inaki Williams reveals he spoke with United before signing new Athletic Bilbao deal

Inaki Williams has revealed that he had contact with Manchester United before signing a new deal at Athletic Bilbao. The 25-year-old was linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer but instead signed a nine-year deal with the Basque side. But Williams has now confirmed that Manchester United spoke with him before he secured that […]

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Sport as song and song as sport: a night at the Basque derby | Sid Lowe | Football

Sport as song and song as sport: a night at the Basque derby | Sid Lowe | Football

If the world is a footballand players nomadswhat ties us to this dream, to this history?They were, we are, a long thread of feelingfrom those muddy fields to this stadiumWe are heirs of a culture, a way of beingListen once more to the heartbeat of San MamésListen to the spirit of the fansThough we may […]

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Aduriz gets standing ovation after stunning volley against Barcelona – video | Football

Aduriz gets standing ovation after stunning volley against Barcelona – video | Football

The 38-year-old  striker Aritz Aduriz received a standing ovation from his teammates in the dressing room after scoring a last-minute wonder goal to hand Athletic Bilbao victory over champions Barcelona on the opening day of the La Liga season. Lacklustre Barça were punished when substitute Aduriz found the net with a stunning 89th-minute scissor-kick. The […]

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Suarez joins Messi on Barcelona's injury list

Suarez joins Messi on Barcelona’s injury list

By AFPMore by this Author Barcelona striker Luis Suarez suffered a right leg injury during his side’s defeat at Athletic Bilbao in Friday’s La Liga opener, the Spanish champions have confirmed. Suarez joins Lionel Messi on the sidelines after hobbling off in the 37th minute at San Mames, leaving Barca without their two premium strikers. […]

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Barcelona fans make two demands of club after defeat to Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona fans make two demands of club after defeat to Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona fans have called on the club to sack manager Ernesto Valverde and re-sign Neymar following the opening-day defeat. The Spanish giants started the defence of their La Liga title with a 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao on Friday night. Artiz Aduriz, 38, came off the bench to net a late winner for Bilbao with […]

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Aritz Aduriz’s late acrobatics for Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona | Football

Aritz Aduriz’s late acrobatics for Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona | Football

Aritz Aduriz consigned Barcelona to a 1-0 opening-night defeat at Athletic Bilbao with a spectacular overhead kick that belied his 38 years. The veteran forward, who will retire at the end of the season, had been on the pitch for only a minute when he met Ander Capa’s cross with an acrobatic volley to net […]

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Antoine Griezmann fuels Barcelona’s pursuit of domestic and European glory

How to watch Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona online and on TV

La Liga returns this evening as Spanish champions Fc Barcelona take on Athletic Bilbao in the opening game of the season. Having reinforced their squad over the summer – adding the likes of Frenkie De Jong and Antoine Griezmann to their ranks – Barcelona stand as favourites to claim a third consecutive league title. Athletic […]

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