Núñez stays in Athletic

first_imgUnai Núñez has informed Athletic that he will not leave in this winter market. In the club there was uncertainty about this, since they knew that there were clubs willing to pay the termination clause of the plant (30 million) before the market closed. However, the canterano has decided to continue in San Mamés. To that end, its change of role in the team has been fundamental. In January, the center has started four of the six games played by Athletic. That totally changed his way of seeing things. He never wanted to leave the club that formed him, but with his age (22 years) he needs minutes.The change of Garitano’s system has been fundamental to make Núñez hollow in the eleven. He has gone on to play with three centrals and two lanes. Íñigo Martínez and Yeray are indisputable, something Núñez knew. Therefore, the system change was the only formula to make room in the team. Athletic has shown excellent performance with this change in training, something that suggests that Núñez will be a very important footballer by the end of the season. The central has renounced important offers. West Ham was willing to pay its termination clause, but it wasn’t the only one. Bayern has also knocked on his door (although he preferred to incorporate it in June) and other greats from England and Germany have also been interested in him. Therefore, although its exit in this market is already completely ruled out, Athletic knows that many of the greats in Europe follow the track of a central whose clause of 30 million makes it very appealing.On the other hand, this role of Núñez in Athletic makes it a fixture for Luis de la Fuente for the Olympic Games next summer. This was one of the main concerns of the central, which after being a key piece in the U21 Eurocup in which the ticket was achieved did not want to run out of the prize of playing an Olympic Games. In addition, he knows that he also has options to sneak into the Eurocup list if he maintains this level in Athletic …last_img

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