Nico Williams

In yet another unfortunate incident of racism in Spanish soccer, Atletico Madrid’s victory over Athletic Club was marred by despicable acts of discrimination. Spain forward Nico Williams experienced firsthand the ugly face of racism when he was subjected to taunts of “monkey” while taking a corner kick during the match at Metropolitano Stadium. Williams bravely
Chelsea is one of many clubs currently keeping an eye on Nico Williams, an up-and-coming winger from Athletic Club. The 21-year-old recently signed a new contract with the Spanish club, complete with a release clause of around €50 million ($71m). Despite the relatively low release clause for a player of his potential, Chelsea, along with
Chelsea’s pursuit of Athletic Bilbao winger Nico Williams has been hampered by financial constraints, according to sources familiar with the situation. The 21-year-old’s new contract with the Spanish club includes a release clause of approximately €50 million, making him an attractive prospect for several top clubs. However, Chelsea’s reported pre-tax losses of £90.1m and £121.4m