AthleticTOThe new sports director faces the market with Ibai Gmez marked in red
RAfa Alkorta has not wanted to lose even a single second of his time and is already working on his new job as athletic director of Athletic.He has already met with Gaizka Garitano and Patxi Ferreirato know at first hand the opinion of these on whether the template should be reinforced and what names will be appropriate. The own Elizegi affirmed that what they thought in the technical body will have a great weight at the time of deciding on incorporations.
Both Alkorta and Ayarza are taking advantage of these first days topress the situation of Lezamato know what decisions have to be made. During the elections, the management boardrenov without clause to Muniain, De Marcos and Balenziaga. Also, blind aIigo VicenteI was being followed closely by a big man like Manchester United, and some other English team. It is precisely in the section of renovations where the work is accumulated,In 2019 they finalize their contract Susaeta, Iturraspe, Aduriz, the yielded Sabin Merino (Legans) and Etxeita (Huesca) and the goalkeeper lex Remiro.
Regarding the possible signings, as of today the nearest option is the return ofIbai Gmez. The Alavs player has several clubs behind andends contract in June 2019. Thefour millionsthat cost the operation make it very feasible.
There are also cases ofLlorente and Herrera. The striker has already expressed his intention to return to Athletic, so from the club will study this possibility. In the last few days theGalatasarayTurkish has been interested in your services. With Herrera, however, the scenario that arises is more complicated. His cach and his salary, added that he likes several very powerful groups, make his return to Bilbao something quite difficult.
Finally, the sports management does not look with bad eyes to send ceded to the players that less minutes are having the orders of Garitano as they can beGanea, Guruzeta or Unai Lpez.