AthleticTOThe technicians were very aware of the situation of Aduriz, who this afternoon will speak in San Mams
LThe first rojiblanca squad ends this midday its twelfth work session in Lezama since the First Division teams started the de-escalation. It’s the second daywithout Aduriz in the group. The man from San Sebastian will say goodbye this Friday afternoon with a press conferencein San Mams. The locker room, aware for a long time of the suffering caused by the footballer with his hip problems and aware of the effort he made to try to perform every day, made the idea of goodbye. And they work not to lose the smile. Thesquad, which continues to train in three different groups, this morning had the festive incentive of Patxi Ferreira’s birthday, who is a technician highly valued by the group.
Ferreira (53 years old) is in charge of receiving the lions with a smile and joke as soon as they step onto the training ground to exercise with a ball, after having got in tune with routines of strength and power inside the facilities. The former central defender of Athletic, Atlético, Sevilla, Valencia and Rayo has been linked to Garitano since they met at Eibar. Is aA very important part of working with footballers also beyond the field of play.
Garitano and Ferreira have known for a long time what Aduriz’s evolution was like. And they have always been by the veteran striker. Aware that the footballer’s situation was delicate, the technicians,Like those responsible for the sports direction, they have been very careful when referring to the future of the striker, measuring words and taking care not to expose the footballer, who was the one who had to make and announce his final decision.
Under normal conditions, Aduriz would be accompanied by his teammates and technicians at the farewell, but the limitations imposed by the health regulations around the COVID-19 leave in the air how to be the press conference that will offer the Donostiarra this afternoon in a space enabled for the occasion in the central ring of San Mams.