Iñigo Velez de Mendizabal he was able to stay at Athletic when Aduriz he went to Mallorca in 2008-09. Everything indicated that he would go out on loan to Numancia, but the departure of the Donostiarra made him stay in Bilbao.
The one who went to Numancia was Asier
Goiria. An operation that in the end turned out to be three-way. “Adu He came and told me, ‘You stay, I'm going to Mallorca’ ”, says the Mister from Amorebieta.