Raul Garcia set to hitch Bilbao
Raul Garcia will swap Atletico Madrid for Athletic Bilbao after both La Liga clubs reached an agreement in principle.
(Aim) – Athletic Bilbao has reached a deal to signal Atletico Madrid midfielder Raul Garcia.
Bilbao made the announcement Sunday after Raul Garcia watched from the stands as Atletico defeated Sevilla Three-Zero.
Raul Garcia, 29, will journey to Bilbao to bear a medical Monday.
“Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao have reached an settlement in precept for the switch of Raul Garcia to our membership,” Bilbao mentioned by way of an announcement on its web site. “The definitive settlement between the golf equipment and the participant depends upon the participant passing a medical and the formalising of the contracts.”
Raul Garcia has made 212 La Liga appearances for Atletico since arriving from Osasuna in 2007-08.
Throughout his time in Madrid, Raul Garcia helped Atletico to the La Liga title in 2013-14, whereas he tasted success within the Copa del Rey (2012-13), Supercopa de Espana (2014), UEFA Europa League (2009-10) and UEFA Tremendous Cup (2010 and 2012).