Asier Illarramendi

Born: March 8, 1990 (age 27)

Height: 5'10.5" (179cm)
Weight: 11st 14lb (76kg)

Hometown: Mutriku, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Real Madrid (no. 24)
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Career History
Senior2008-2011Real Sociedad B
2010-2013Real Sociedad
2013-Real Madrid
Sports Mole has 159 articles about Asier Illarramendi. Articles 1 to 40:
Asier Illarramendi and David Zurutuza vie with Samuel Castillejo during the La Liga match between Villarreal and Real Sociedad at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on April 24, 2016
Asier Illarramendi: 'Securing World Cup spot will be tough'
Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi admits that 'it will be difficult' for him to claim a spot in the Spain squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 10, 17:40
Spain's forward Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring a goal with Spain's midfielder Isco, Spain's forward David Silva and Spain's defender Jordi Alba (R), during the EURO 2016 qualifier football match Spain vs Ukraine at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadiu
Isco approached by knife-wielding fan?
Spain striker Isco was reportedly approached by a fan holding a knife during last night's win in Israel.
Oct 10, 12:49
Israels forward Tomer Hemed takes part in a training session at the Sammy Ofer Stadium in the Israeli coastal city of Haifa, on March 27, 2015
Result: Asier Illarramendi nets stunner in Spain win
Spain round off their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign with a 1-0 win over Israel in Jerusalem.
Oct 9, 21:36
Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta in action during his side's international friendly with England at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Live Commentary: Israel 0-1 Spain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Israel and Spain from Jerusalem, which ended in a 1-0 away win.
Oct 9, 18:45
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio back for Real Madrid
Marco Asensio returns to the fold as Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad.
Sep 17, 18:45
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Result: Alvaro Morata rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia
Alvaro Morata's late equaliser rescues a 2-2 draw for Spain in their international friendly with Colombia to extend Julen Lopetegui's unbeaten start as manager.
Jun 7, 22:28
David de Gea warms up prior to Man Utd's game with Liverpool on September 12, 2015
Team News: Pepe Reina replaces David de Gea in goal as Spain host Colombia
Spain manager Julen Lopetegui picks Pepe Reina in goal instead of David de Gea as La Roja face Colombia in Wednesday's friendly in Murcia.
Jun 7, 19:59
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi nets brace in Barcelona win
Barcelona return to within three points of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga with a 3-2 win over Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.
Apr 15, 21:36
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona through with thumping win over Real Sociedad
Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 5-2 at Camp Nou - and 6-2 on aggregate - to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Jan 26, 22:09
God-fearing Neymar celebrates the eighth during the La Liga game between Deportivo La Coruna and Barcelona on April 20, 2016
Result: Barcelona break Anoeta curse with first-leg win over Real Sociedad
Barcelona break their Anoeta curse thanks to Neymar's 21st-minute penalty - enough to earn them a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in their Copa del Rey quarter-final tie.
Jan 19, 22:06
Elustondo tries it on with Neymar during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Barcelona on April 9, 2016
Team News: No changes for Real Sociedad or Barcelona ahead of La Liga clash
Neither Real Sociedad nor Barcelona make any changes to their starting XIs ahead of their La Liga clash at the Estadio Anoeta on Sunday night.
Nov 27, 19:05
Inigo Martinez of Real Sociedad de Futbol in action during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Shakhtar Donetsk held on September 17, 2013
Inigo Martinez signs new Real Sociedad deal
Real Sociedad centre-back Inigo Martinez signs a new long-term contract at the Anoeta, which will run until the summer of 2021.
Apr 26, 15:53
Guillermo Rulli of Real Sociedad de Futbo catches the ball during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium on December 11, 2015
Result: Getafe, Real Sociedad share points
Imanol Agirretxe cancels out a goal from Pablo Sarabia to give Real Sociedad a 1-1 draw with Getafe in La Liga.
Dec 11, 21:20
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Team News: Andres Iniesta, Javier Mascherano return for Barcelona
Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano come back into Barcelona's starting lineup after missing the win over Roma in the Champions League.
Nov 28, 14:22
Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates scoring his teams second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between FC Barcelona and AS Roma at Camp Nou on November 24, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad
Sports Mole previews the La Liga match between league leaders Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.
Nov 26, 16:02
Las Palmas' midfielder Hernan celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs UD Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 31, 2015
Result: Las Palmas out of bottom three in La Liga with Real Sociedad win
Las Palmas secure a 2-0 victory over Real Sociedad thanks to goals from Jonathan Viera and Sergio Araujo, moving them out of the bottom three in La Liga.
Nov 6, 21:24
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Result: Carlos Vela brace helps lift Real Sociedad out of drop zone
Real Sociedad beat fellow La Liga strugglers 4-0 at the Ciutat de Valencia to climb out of the relegation zone.
Oct 25, 12:49
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Koke celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Atletico Madrid vs Valencia CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, on March 8, 2015
Team News: Koke returns for Atletico Madrid
Koke recovers from a hamstring injury to captain Atletico Madrid away at David Moyes's Real Sociedad.
Oct 18, 14:06
New manager David Moyes oversees a Real Sociedad training session at the Zubieta training ground on November 13, 2014 in San Sebastian, Spain
David Moyes: 'Referee made right call'
Real Sociedad boss David Moyes denies claims that Athletic Bilbao should have been awarded a penalty in Sunday's Basque derby at the Anoeta.
Sep 28, 15:47
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde bemoans penalty incident in Basque derby
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde claims that his side should have had a first-half penalty in Sunday's goalless draw at Real Sociedad in La Liga.
Sep 28, 15:34
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Result: Athletic Bilbao hold Real Sociedad to goalless draw
Athletic Bilbao hold Real Sociedad to a goalless draw in their away clash in La Liga, as the visitors survive a late onslaught from David Moyes' side.
Sep 27, 21:22
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
David Moyes delighted with Asier Illarramendi capture
David Moyes says that Asier Illarramendi is a "great signing" for Real Sociedad, following the midfielder's return to the club from Real Madrid.
Aug 29, 20:00
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Preview: Real Sociedad vs. Sporting Gijon
Sports Mole previews the La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and Sporting Gijon.
Aug 28, 00:43
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Asier Illarramendi: 'Real Sociedad return not a backward step for me'
Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi insists that his return to the club does not represent a step down from Real Madrid.
Aug 26, 22:37
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Asier Illarramendi "very happy" with Real Sociedad move
Spanish midfielder Asier Illarramendi says that he is "very happy" to have re-joined Real Sociedad from Real Madrid.
Aug 26, 18:27
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Real Sociedad re-sign Asier Illarramendi on six-year deal
Real Sociedad re-sign Asier Illarramendi from Real Madrid on a six-year contract for a figure in the region of £12m.
Aug 26, 14:56
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Tottenham Hotspur 'weighing up move for Real Madrid's Asier Illarramendi'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly lining up a bid for Real Madrid man Asier Illarramendi.
Aug 26, 01:19
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Real Sociedad's Inigo Martinez wants Asier Illarramendi return
Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez wants his club to re-sign Asier Illarramendi from Real Madrid this summer.
Aug 25, 14:28
Real Madrid's midfielder Asier Illarramendi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid CF at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on April 5, 2014
Report: Real Madrid's Asier Illarramendi to rejoin Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad are on the verge of bringing Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi back to the Anoeta Stadium, according to reports.
Aug 24, 22:41
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Liverpool 'still want Real Madrid's Asier Illarramendi, prepare £15m bid'
Liverpool are reportedly preparing a £15m bid for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi after Rafael Benitez told him to find a new club.
Aug 24, 13:50
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first-ever Premier League meeting between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield.
Aug 14, 18:04
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Liverpool close to Asier Illarramendi deal?
Liverpool reportedly close in on a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarremendi following a £14.2m bid.
Aug 3, 10:50
Rafael Benitez of Napoli looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Napoli and FC Porto at the Emirates Stadium on August 4, 2013
Rafael Benitez hints at transfer business
Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez says that he will 'analyse his options' when the team return from their pre-season tour of the United States.
Jul 29, 18:11
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Real Sociedad deny Asier Illarramendi bid
Real Sociedad president Jokin Aperribay denies that his club have approached Real Madrid over a move for Spanish midfielder Asier Illarramendi.
Jul 29, 12:13
ortugal's midfielder William Carvalho takes part in a training session in Praia del Rey, near Obidos, on November 11, 2013
Report: Real Madrid enter William Carvalho race
A report in Spain links Real Madrid with a move for Sporting Lisbon's holding midfielder William Carvalho.
Jul 8, 10:54
Argentina's midfielder Lucas Biglia controls the ball during a friendly football match against Trinidad and Tobago at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 4, 2014
Report: Real Madrid want Lucas Biglia
A report claims that Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez is mulling over a move for Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia.
Jul 1, 17:37
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Liverpool 'revive Asier Illarramendi move'
Liverpool table a second bid for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi, according to a report.
Jun 27, 23:23
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Report: Liverpool launch Asier Illarramendi bid
Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi is the target of a bid from Liverpool, according to a report.
Jun 21, 12:27
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti passes the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on September 22, 2013
Report: Marco Verratti wants Real Madrid move
A report claims that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti wants to join Real Madrid this summer.
Jun 1, 12:51
Asier Illarramendi for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Report: Asier Illarramendi to remain at Real Madrid
A report claims that Real Madrid will now keep Asier Illarramendi this summer following the dismissal of Carlo Ancelotti.
May 31, 16:31



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2Valencia1293032112130
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal126331912721
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Leganes12525911-217
9Real Betis125252125-417
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Levante123631415-115
13Celta Vigo124262319414
14Espanyol12345915-613
15Athletic Bilbao123361216-412
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo123271523-811
17EibarEibar123271125-1411
18Malaga12219925-167
19AlavesAlaves122010620-146
20Las PalmasLas Palmas122010830-226
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