SUPER LEAGUE: Panathinaikos depart for the Netherlands with 26 players for the first stage of preseason training.
SUPER LEAGUE: On Friday, Panathinaikos confirmed that promising young midfielder Giannis Bouzoukis has extended his contract through to 2022, while the Athenians also signed Italian prospect Christian Konan.
SUPER LEAGUE: Uncertainty builds around the future of Giannis Bouzoukis at Panathinaikos, as others look set to depart. A new T.V. rights deal is in the pipeline while a friendly against Turkish club Besiktas is confirmed.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Giorgos Donis used a whopping 29 players in his first season at the helm of Panathinaikos. Clearly, this figure is way too high should a team have ambitions of winning silverware, however, given the circumstances at the club, his hands were tied.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Ahead of the Derby of the Eternal Rivals, Panathinaikos attacking midfielder Omri Altman stated his burning motivation to win, while Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins doesn’t think the positions of the teams in the Super League will play a part.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Time often passes quickly in football. This means a lot can change in a short space of time, especially in terms of which players are in favour and likewise out of favour at their clubs. It is no different with Panathinaikos in season 2018-19, with a managerial change, a winning start and injuries, all conspiring to leave certain players on the fringes. Some may have a way back, whilst others may never get a chance.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Giorgos Donis revealed some bad news as Israeli midfielder Omri Altman will remain a long-term absentee courtesy of a horror ACL injury he picked up in last season’s second derby against Olympiakos in March. He earnt the respect of the Panathinaikos world at the time, in what was a strong challenge late on in the game when the result would not have been impacted in any way.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos’ Omri Altman suffered an ACL injury in the dying moments of Sunday’s derby clash against Olympiacos and will be sidelined for six months.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos completed their first signing of the summer on Saturday with Omri Altman. **VIDEO**
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Omri Altman will be Panathinaikos’ first signing of the summer after recent developments on Wednesday.