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Athletic Club ended collaboration with their coach Gaizka Garitano

Sun 03 January 2021 | 17:33

Athletic Bilbao have parted ways with their manager Gaizka Garitano as indicated by a club announcement


took over the senior squad at Athletic Club in December 2018, in the wake of having been the club's B team manager since July 2017. He was at the helm of the club in 89 games, including the yet-to-be-played final of the Copa del Rey. 

Athletic expressed gratitude toward the 45-year-old Garitano, a certified writer and an open promoter of Basque state, for the commitment and exertion he has displayed during his time responsible for the club and wanted him to enjoy all that life has to offer for what's to come. 

Athletic were beaten in the Basque derby by Real Sociedad on New Year's Eve, with the San Sebastian side surpassing their traditional adversaries as of late. 

Los Leones beat Elche recently on account of a goal from their skipper Iker Muniain in the minute 25, and currently sat 10th in

Primera Division

, between Real Betis and Celta Vigo.

source: SportMob