Athletic Bilbao-talent Alvarez (21) has teelbalkanker


Athletic Bilbao-talent Alvarez (21) has teelbalkanker

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Athletic Bilbao last Friday at a press conference announced that defender Yeray Alvarez teelbalkanker. The 21-year-old Spaniard is next week surgery.

Alvarez went through the youth academy of Athletic Bilbao and made his debut this season in the main body. The born Basque in Spain and is seen as a great talent, played up to now ten matches in the Primera Division for the team of coach Ernesto Valverde.

Next week is the tumor from his rechtertestikel removed. Clubdokter Jotxean Lekue underlined that it is a simple surgery and that he is optimistic that the operation was a success.

Alvarez was Friday, right after Athletic Bibao the news to the outside had brought statements of support from other clubs and players from the Spanish league.


According to Josu Urrutia, the after of the current number seven of the Primera Division, it goes to the circumstances with the young defender.

“It’s going fine with Yeray, he is strong and calm. He shows his maturity, not only on the field, but also in addition. He is an optimist, just as we are.”

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