La goal breaks at Athletic. The Julen Agirrezabala’s injurywho will undergo surgery with a fracture in the third metacarpal of his right hand, leaves Valverde with problems since so far this summer the technician has not been able to count on Unai Simón either, who suffers from a supraspinatus tendinopathy in his right shoulder, follows a specific preparation plan and trains outside the group. Agirrrezabala was going to be a starter at the start of the League against Mallorca to guarantee the best possible recovery for Simón.
Athletic has lost goalkeepers and has Iago Herrerín, one of his former goalkeepers, on the market. The goalkeeper, who will turn 35 in January, separated at the end of last season from Al-Raed in the Saudi league and now trains on his own, confident of finding a destination at the close of the market. Herrerín has a past of 8 seasons in the Athletic first team with a balance of 119 games played.
Twenty days before the first game of the championship in San Mamés, the rojiblanco team is more than touched in a fundamental position. It happens to have the two goalkeepers of the Spanish teamSimón is a starter in the absolute and Agirrezabala plays for the sub21, not having any goalkeeper with experience in the category. Iru and Padillawhich is also international in lower categories, are the alternatives in case Simón does not recover in time or suffers a relapse in the shoulder that has been damaged since last season.
The club will assess in detail what is the panorama that is presented to him ahead. Agirrezabala, as long as his recovery maintains an ascending line, will be around 12 weeks off and Simón, who will now squeeze the rehabilitation of tendinopathyhe can get used to the idea that he will have to play with discomfort, just as he did in the final stretch of the last campaign.