At 33-years-old and having once lined up for Atlético Madrid as they won La Liga in 2014, you may be forgiven for thinking that Raúl García’s best days were behind him. Yet, under Gaizka Garitano, the attacking midfielder is proving that such statements could not be any further from the truth for the Athletic Club man.

Having put pen to paper on a new two-year contract, the Basque attacker has been one of the driving forces behind a bright start to the campaign for his side. With two goals in his first four games of the season, García has proven his value for the side having voluntarily removed any release clause from his contract this summer.

This scout report and tactical analysis will consider the statistics of the experienced former Osasuna man and provide an analysis of how he fits into the tactics of the Athletic side.

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