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Valverde highlights the crucial role of Muniain, Raúl García, De Marcos and Agirrezabala

Mairenis Gomez

May 20, 2024 | 7:06 p.m.

Valverde's press conference highlights the importance of Muniain, Raúl García, De Marcos and Agirrezabala at Athletic Club

The match against Sevilla FC at the San Mamés Stadium Not only was it another confrontation on matchday 37 of the League, but an occasion to pay tribute to key figures of Athletic Club. Ernesto Valverde, team coach, He spoke at the subsequent press conference about the significance of this match and the impact of players like Muniain, Raúl García, De Marcos and Agirrezabala.

A perfect script for Muniain and Raúl García in their farewell

When I think about the careers of Muniain and Raúl García, I can't help but be moved by the farewell they had. Both scored goals in their last game, contributing significantly to the team's victory and achieving the desired goal. Although these moments cannot be planned, it was a memorable day for all of us. Achieving fifth position in the League and honoring these two players in such a significant way was vital.. His performance in this match was crucial for the team, and his farewell became an iconic moment for the club and the fans.

Renewal of De Marcos: a fundamental pillar

For a few days I knew that De Marcos would continue on the team. This player embodies the values ​​and spirit of Athletic Club, like Muniain and Raúl García. De Marcos is more than a player; He is a leader on and off the field. His recent performance, assisting a goal and motivating the team, shows his importance. Maintaining leaders like him is essential for the club, the team and the fans. Although we say goodbye to two great players, De Marcos will continue to be a key piece in our structure.

Valverde highlights the crucial role of Muniain, Raúl García, De Marcos and Agirrezabala

Confidence in Agirrezabala and the future of Athletic

I have no doubts about any of our players, especially the goalkeepers. Julen Agirrezabala has proven his worth, especially in the Cup. Despite the pressure of penalties, I fully trust his ability and potential. The trust placed in our players is always rewarded, and Agirrezabala is no exception. Having two great goalkeepers is a strength for our team, and I am sure that they will continue to provide security and performance in the future.

Without a doubt, the tribute to these players reflects the essence of Athletic Club, a team that values ​​loyalty, effort and commitment. Each of them has left an indelible mark on the club and in the hearts of the fans.. His legacy will endure and continue to inspire future generations of Athletic Club players and fans.

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