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United, Chelsea & Arsenal all linked with Bilbao defender

United, Chelsea & Arsenal all linked with Bilbao defender

Sep. 10 | Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal could battle it out for Athletic Bilbao centre-half Aymeric Laporte in January, according to reports in Spain. Bilbao successfully fended off interest in Laporte from a host of clubs this summer, having set the defender’s...

United set to bid £36.5m for Athletic Bilbao defender

United set to bid £36.5m for Athletic Bilbao defender

Aug. 18 | Manchester United are considering another move for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, according to reports. Ed Woodward was in the crowd last night as Bilbao took on Barcelona – principally to watch Pedro – and cast his eye on the 21-year-old. Laporte...

Real Madrid set to rival EPL clubs for star defender

Real Madrid set to rival EPL clubs for star defender

Jan. 26 | Real Madrid want to land Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte. The news comes as a blow to Premier League duo Manchester United and Arsenal who have shown interest in the Frenchman over the last few weeks. Spanish newspaper Marca claim the Champions...

United are close to securing deal for Bilboa defender

United are close to securing deal for Bilboa defender

Jan. 12 | Manchester United are close to signing Athletic Bilbao centre-back Aymeric Laporte, according to reports. Laporte is a target for United boss Louis van Gaal as he looks to strengthen his defence in January. Chelsea and Arsenal are also keen on the 20-year-old,...

United are reportedly close to landing Ander Herrera

United are reportedly close to landing Ander Herrera

Jun. 24 | Manchester United have paid a £28m buy-out clause to sign Athletic Bilbao’s midfield maestro Ander Herrera. Spanish radio station Cadena Ser claimed late last night that United have struck a deal with the Basque side to bring the 24-year-old to...

Reports suggest United have bid  £25m for Bilboa midfielder

Reports suggest United have bid £25m for Bilboa midfielder

Aug. 30 | Manchester United have submitted a £25million offer for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera – according to reports in Spain. While Everton have rebuffed United’s improved £36m double bid for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines, it...

Arsenal are linked with move for Fernando Llorente

Arsenal are linked with move for Fernando Llorente

May. 29 | Arsenal are monitoring developments with Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente. The 27-year-old is open to a move to England and has only one year left on his contract but his buy-out clause means clubs will still have to fork out close to £28million. Arsenal...

Copa del Rey 2012 Final Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona

Copa del Rey 2012 Final Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona

May. 25 | Pep Guardiola brings the curtain down on four years in the Barcelona hotseat on Friday night when Barca face Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final. Barca take on Bilbao at Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon stadium in a showdown that pits the two most...

Europa League Final: Atlético Madrid 3 Athletic Bilbao 0

Europa League Final: Atlético Madrid 3 Athletic Bilbao 0

May. 9 | Marcelo Bielsa paced, he squatted, he sat down, he shouted, he looked on pensively, but whatever he did his Athletic side rarely threatened to make an impression on an Atlético Madrid team coached by one of his former players, Diego Simeone. Whatever...

Match Report: Athletic Bilbao 0 Real Madrid 3

Match Report: Athletic Bilbao 0 Real Madrid 3

May. 3 | Real Madrid won their first Primera Division title in four years in style with a comprehensive victory at Athletic Bilbao tonight. Gonzalo Higuain smashed home a superb 16th-minute opener after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed horribly from the penalty...