25 February 2012

Athletic reiterates his desire to play the Cup final at the Bernabéu

The Basque issued a statement in which he confirmed his willingness to contest the final cup-bearer at the stadium of Real Madrid and regretted that recent speculations do not favor either the clubs or hobbies.

The Athletic Club de Bilbao on Friday issued a statement on their website that wanted to make a series of "clarifications" regarding the possible date and venue for the final of the Copa del Rey, and to step out of the latest speculation.

The first clarification was referred to the site requested by the Basque side. "The venue requested by our bank to dispute the final, remains the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, as was stated in the first and only meeting held to date," said club.

The second point was a warning to the Federation, recalling that "the Athletic Club is still waiting for them to inform him officially the date and time of the second meeting."

Thirdly the Athletic made ​​it clear that "wishes to state that does not have any communication that your proposal has been rejected."

And finally, the locals wanted to call for caution and slow down the many speculations that have emerged in recent weeks: "The Athletic Club believes that any speculation about the date and place of the Cup final does not benefit the interests of the Federation, contending club, or indeed those of his hobbies. " (via SPORT)