By Chris Wright
“Shit, I’ve only gone and left me wallet in Bilbao”
Like dear old Tyrone Mears before him, it’s being touted that Bayern Munich’s new €40 million signing, Javi Martinez had to sneak back into former club Atheltic Bilbao’s training complex to clear out his locker after leaving several personal items behind in his mad dash to Bavaria.
Having left Bilbao under a bit of a cloud, Martinez fancied that showing his face at the club again quite so soon after jumping ship may not be the most sensible course of action and apparently instead chose to return for his gubbins at two o’ clock in the morning to avoid confrontation.
This is MARCA’s account of the daring raid:
Athletic Club de Bilbao’s training grounds, Ciudad Deportiva, in Lezama. Two o’clock on Sunday morning. A weekend off at the club’s training facilities as there is no activity