LaLiga: 63-year-old Sevilla coach Joaquin Caparros reveals chronic leukemia, says it will not prevent him from continuing job
Previously Sevilla's sporting director, Caparros is now acting as coach until the end of the season and the team have won four of his six games in charge so far
Eduardo Berizzo takes over from Colombian Juan Carlos Osorio, who quit the job last week after only one game in charge.
Athletic Bilbao is in 18th place of the 20-team league and level on points with Villarreal, which is the last team in safety.
LaLiga: Athletic Bilbao sack coach Eduardo Berizzo after one win in 14 games, appoint reserve team boss Gaizka Garitano as replacement
Eduardo Berizzo had overseen only one league victory this term, on the opening weekend at home to Leganes. They sit 18th in La Liga.
La Liga: Sevilla sack Vincenzo Montella due to nine-game winless run after just four months in charge
Montella led Sevilla to a memorable Champions League last-16 win over Manchester United before their run ended in the quarter-finals at the hands of Bayern Munich.
Compared in his early days to a young Patrick Vieira, Nzonzi is now looking to cause the kind of havoc the former Arsenal destroyer once regularly orchestrated at Old Trafford.
Sevilla sacked coach Eduardo Berizzo on Friday just a month after it was announced the Argentine is suffering from prostate cancer.
La Liga: Barcelona stay on top despite draw; Antoine Griezmann's winner takes Atletico over Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid took advantage of Barcelona's stumble as Antoine Griezmann's winner against his former club two minutes from time earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad to move to within six points of the leaders.
La Liga: Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo to undergo surgery after cancer diagnosis, assistant to take charge
Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo will undergo surgery on a cancerous tumour on Tuesday, the Spanish side said on Monday, with his assistant Ernesto Marcucci set to deputise for the Argentine.
Berizzo oversaw training on Wednesday following his team fighting back from three goals down at half-time to draw 3-3 with Liverpool at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Tuesday night.
Klopp blamed Liverpool's lack of Champions League experience in recent seasons for the way they folded after a Roberto Firmino double either side of Sadio Mane's header had given them a 3-0 lead inside half an hour.
Berizzo made no statement on his health when speaking to media after the Spanish side came from 3-0 down at half-time to draw 3-3 against the five-time European champions.
Philippe Coutinho focused on staying at Liverpool, says Jurgen Klopp ahead of Champions League clash
Jurgen Klopp insisted Philippe Coutinho's mind is only on Liverpool ahead of his first match on Spanish soil after a failed transfer pursuit by Barcelona.
UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Russian champions Spartak Moscow after a flare almost hit the referee during their Champions League match at Maribor.
Champions League: Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp says he made peace with Sevilla manager after stormy end to match
"I was not happy with him throwing the ball away but we’re fine," said Jurgen Klopp.
Champions League: Liverpool held by Sevilla in terse clash featuring two sendings-off and coaching staff spat
Liverpool were undermined by more defensive sloppiness and a missed penalty in a 2-2 draw with Sevilla in a Champions League match that featured two sendings-off and a spat between coaching staff at Anfield