The FC Barcelona reload for Inigo Martinez. The Basque Central Athletic Bilbao It has been the object of desire on several occasions for the culé team since the time of Bartomeu, who tried to undertake the signing when he played for Real Sociedad, and Rosell, who became interested when Íñigo was a young youth squad player from a club that had just risen to the First Division. The Basque contract ends in 2023 but it seems that he will not leave the Basque capital unless a dizzying offer arrives, something that FC Barcelona, due to its economic crisis derived from the Covid-19 pandemic, is far from offering, and least for a 30-year-old central defender with only 1 contract.
The international for Spain, who missed Euro 2020 by his own decision, is a key player in an Athletic Bilbao team that is running out of cartridges to get into the Conference League this season, in which ‘Los Leones’ would return to the football scene European since 2018.
Key in Marcellin’s scheme
This campaign he has played a total of 25 games with Athletic, in which he has scored 3 goals, some key ones such as the one he scored against Espanyol in the 2-1 victory and which confirmed the comeback against the ‘Pericos’. Only injuries (muscle problems left him out for a month and a half) and the coronavirus have been able to with Íñigo Martínez.