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Athletic threaten Bayern action

September 3, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld and Dermot Corrigan
Athletic Bilbao president Jose Urrutia has told a press conference the club could take action against Bayern Munich over the Javi Martinez deal.

• Martinez arrival boosts Bayern

Bayern finally concluded their long pursuit of Martinez last week when they paid his €40 million release clause, but he had earlier undertaken a medical without his club's permission.

Urrutia said: "Athletic are assessing whether they will take action against Bayern. The player ...

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