AthleticNo minutes for Berizzo, he counts on the sub'21 and several teams track his track
ANDThe future of Unai Núñez is committed. Is thecentral to which Berizzo has given fewer minutes in this startof season, a circumstance that clashes with his repeated calls to the U21 team. The portugalujohas a hook and a market in which several potential customers appear. That Barça has him on his radar – Barça know about him sincea very good season before jumping to juvenilesput him in the showcase of representatives thatthey wanted to take it to the Premier– increase the number of suitors.
Thecase of Núñez is paradoxical. It has gone from being the club's bet to living in the shade. This campaign has only participated in one game (theAthletic-Villarrealthat ended with a 0-3 away win) and has missed more than one call becauseBerizzoprefers the couple that formYeray and Iñigo Martínezand when one of them is missing, take the reconverted handPeru Nolaskoain, who is the only player in these first months of the championship alternates the first team with the subsidiary
However,that does not stop him from counting for the Spanish Federation, whereLuis de la Fuentedoes not hesitate to include him in his calls. Even thelast week he was training under the orders of Luis Enrique.
Núñezsigned just a year ago until 2023 with a termination clause of 30 million euros. It was the prize advanced to his first full season as a lion, in which he participated in 33 league games and 3 Europa League matches. Ten of those matches he played before the club decided on a long-term renovation.
The 'neighbors', attentive
Thearrival of Berizzo and the appearance of Peru Nolaskoain have relegated himto a second plane because it has always been a protagonist. Since cadets has been playing in a higher category and the club long ago considered him as one of the central that would make career in the first team.
Solvent and alternative marker in the offensive strategy, the qualities of Núñez have gained weight in the technical secretaries of many Primera clubs. It is one of the emergency options handled by Barça, buthis name has also been considered in the offices of Espanyol and Real Sociedad.The clubs test him in the sub21 matches and the references they get are positive. In December there will be more teams waiting.
itsmoment in Athletic is complicated. In the taste ofBerizzoThere is room forPeru Nolaskoainand the club has also raised the status of Gipuzkoa, who after rejecting the interest of the Real for taking him this summer has signed a contract of more duration than the one ofNúñez, with a clause of superior rescission and with improvements with respect to what was signed at the time by portugalujo.
In Lezama there are no definitive words about a future that to continue without minutes could well lead to a cession although it would be a more than risky operation because in the first team there are only three pure centrals (Núñez, Yeray and Iñigo Martínez)besides Peru, who now plays there but is a midfielder, andSaint Joseph, who already knows the position.