Following Athletic’s training session on Friday, goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz took some time to speak to the press and covered several topics. To begin with, the 35-year-old discussed the starting role in the upcoming season, while also addressing the rumors that manager Ernesto Valverde told him that he may not be the starter with Iago Herrerin and Kepa Arrizabalaga also competing for the spot. 379 more words
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Ernesto Valverde has a problem that the vast majority of clubs wish they had. Athletic currently has three great keepers and the club must decide how those roles will be divided up in the upcoming season. 742 more words
A lot of speculation has circulated around what will happen with Kepa Arrizabalaga in the upcoming season. It was recently announced that the keeper would be given the chance to battle Iago Herrerin this summer for the backup role. 464 more words
Athletic Club announced on Wednesday that Iago Herrerin has signed a contract renewal until 2019, which also included a release clause of €30 million.
The 28-year-old has spent the last few years as the backup keeper behind Gorka Iraizoz, but has also held the role as the club’s cup keeper. 195 more words
Athletic Club have a selection headache on their hands, but it is also a situation that most clubs wish they were in. The Lions have a clear starting goalkeeper in Gorka Iraizoz, a solid backup in Iago Herrerin, and two young budding stars in Kepa Arrizabalaga and Alex Remiro. 415 more words
Athletic Club keeper Gorka Iraizoz took the time to speak to the press Friday morning at the club’s facility. The 35-year-old discussed the win against Valencia, despite the flooded field conditions, and made it clear that the tie is still very much open. 203 more words