Athletic may strengthen squad - Valverde

Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde refused to rule out the possibility of signing new players after his side slipped to a second consecutive defeat of the LaLiga season, 1-0 against Barcelona.

Valverde's men are yet to pick up their first points of the season, having lost at Sporting Gijon and then at home to the champions, but Valverde spoke of his determination to turn their poor start around after Ivan Rakitic's goal earned Barca victory at San Mames.

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