Athletic de Bilbao: Mess between Aritz Solabarrieta and Racing

Aritz
Solabarrieta yesterday he led Racing Santander against CD Ebro for the last time. The Cantabrian club has not renewed the contract of the former Bilbao Athletic coach, nor that of Joseph
Mari
Love you as a sports director. At the end of the match that ended in defeat at El Sardinero (1-3), the former Bilbao Athletic coach released some statements that have raised controversy when he was asked for a general analysis of his work on the bench. “When I got to the club I had a meeting, in it the vice president asked me how and with whom I should play and there you realize what Racing Santander is. Of course, I am very proud to have worked in this club and to have met and worked with the people of this club, I have been fortunate to train these players, I thank all of them, as well as I wish the club the best ”, said the former rojiblanco player.

Racing has reacted immediately with an official statement in which it “categorically” denies that this event took place with the intention of interfering in his work as a coach. In addition, he poured harsh accusations against Ondarroa.

“It questions the ethical nature of Aritz
Solabarrieta for decontextualizing a welcome conversation produced within an informal setting. He questions, if such statements were true, why he did not reveal them or present his resignation from office at that time in light of this alleged interference in the development of his professional work ”, the text begins.

Next, he contextualizes his words in the bad season carried out. “He considers that such statements may have the objective of diverting attention from his numbers in front of the Racing bench, which have been insufficient to qualify for the play-off for promotion to Second (seven defeats in 19 games)”, says Racing .

Finally, the entity “regrets having to clarify the declarations of Aritz
Solabarrieta on a sad day, as a disappointing season has just ended for all racinguismo (club, squad, fans), which aspired to higher heights at the beginning of the year “.