Liga - Athletic confirm Sola capture

Athletic Bilbao have confirmed the signing of striker Kike Sola from Osasuna, for an initial fee believed to be €4m.

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Xabi Alonso (R) fights for the ball with Osasuna's Kike Sola (L) and Oier Sanjurjo during their Spanish first division match at Reyno de Navarra stadium (Reuters)

Athletic were known as in negotiations for the 27-year-old since the end of last season, with the player having entered into the final year of his contract with Osasuna.

Reports this week indicated that a deal was imminent and Los Rojillos’ President Miguel Archanco reported that a provisional €4m payment plus add-ons had been agreed.

On from this, Athletic have today confirmed Sola’s capture, a decade on from having left the Basque Country outfit at youth level.

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