Athletic Bilbao coach Jose Angel "Cuco" Ziganda has said that defender Yeray Alvarez appears to have recovered from cancer.
Yeray, 22, was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2016 and after undergoing an operation he was cleared to play again. However, his cancer returned in June, forcing him to have chemotherapy this summer.
Yeray has been seen training separately at Athletic's headquarters in Lezama this week and Ziganda says he appears to have beaten the disease.
"He has responded to the treatment...
Angel Correa and Yannick Carrasco scored second-half goals as Atletico Madrid extended their unbeaten La Liga start to five matches with a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao.
Atletico, unbeaten in six games in all competitions this season, broke the deadlock through Correa 10 minutes into the second half and Carrasco added a second in the 73rd minute.
Bilbao, who slipped to a first home defeat of the season, squandered a first-half penalty when Aritz Aduriz's spot kick, for Filipe Luis' foul on Raul Garcia,...
Athletic Bilbao coach Jose Angel Ziganda has said he is "optimistic" about the future of goalkeeper Kepa, a reported target for Real Madrid.
Marca reported that Madrid could sign the 22-year-old when he becomes a free agent next summer.
Kepa has been in talks with Athletic over a new deal since January, but negotiations have so far been unsuccessful.
But Ziganda told a news conference: "I have no reason to not be optimistic regarding Kepa's renewal.
"It's not that I want to fool myself but, as long...