In the past four seasons, Athletic has had four coaches on its bench. Ernesto Valverde in the 2016-17 campaign, Kuko Ziganda in 2017-18, Eduardo Berizzo and Gaizka Garitano in 2018-19 and Derio's also in the last 2019-20. With all of them, a triplet of lions has remained constant on the podium of the main statistics. Stable and safe values. Especially in the games and goals sections. A podium with the presence of three players who, in a way, are supporting the rojiblanco team. Raúl García, Williams and Muniain. They keep their quote.
Regarding the disputed matches, there is no doubt. Williams has made full. He has participated in the 38 league clashes of the last four league exercises. In the last, they have accompanied him Dani Garcia, with 36 on the second rung, and Raúl García and Ander Capa, both with 35 in the third. Meanwhile, behind the Bilbao forward they stood Yuri (35) and Muniain (34) in the 2018-19 season. A soccer exercise before, 2017-18, Raúl García and Susaeta They were equaled with 34 quotes. And in 2016-17, 'Roller' already came from obtaining the silver, with his 36 appearances, with Muniain and San José tied for third place with 35.
Regarding the table of directors, the main actor in these last four campaigns has been Raúl García. In the latter he has destroyed all his records, placing himself as an outstanding scorer with his fifteen goals. He has had as squires Williams, with six targets, and Muniain, with five. In the previous one, 2018-19, the best gunner was Williams, with thirteen notches, supported by 'Roller', with nine and Muniain, with seven.
Raúl García It was the first time he scored the most in the League for Athletic in the 2017-18 campaign, with ten notches. Aduriz he was second in this classification, with nine goals, and Williams, the third with seven. The 2016-17 financial year was the last in which the killer Aduriz He led this ranking, with sixteen goals. With Raúl García on the second step, with ten goals, and Muniain in the third, with seven.
Iñigo Martínez and Núñez
The statistics that have registered the most movement in these past four years, speaking of proper names in the first three places, have been those of accumulated minutes. Even if Williams, with two runners-up, and Iñigo Martínez, with two third places, have been the most stable presence in the last two league years.
In the last campaign, the bodyguard Dani Garcia is the one that has played the most minutes (3028). Overcoming the final stretch to a Unai Simon that he had managed to overtake him, but the expulsion against Leganés and the consequent penalty paid in Granada left him in second place, with 2,992 minutes. Iñigo Martínez completed the shortlist, with 2,970 minutes. In the previous League, 2018-19, Yuri he took first place, with 3,120 minutes, the highest number in these last four seasons. Williams, with 3,030, stepped on the second step of the podium, and Iñigo Martínez He was third, with 2,903.
In the 2017-18 financial year, it was a rookie in Primera that premiered as a lion who took this award. Nunez it accumulated 2,942 minutes. While Williams' meter read 2,851 and Kepa Arrizabalaga 2,700. In the 2016-17 season, it was Raúl García the one who spent the longest in the green, with 2,876 minutes. Laporte, with 2,865, and Balenziaga, with 2,851, closed the head trio.