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Spanish Media Have Reacted To Gareth Bale’s Winner For Tottenham Hotspur Vs Brighton
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Spanish Media Have Reacted To Gareth Bale’s Winner For Tottenham Hotspur Vs Brighton

Gareth Bale's winner for Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton has prompted a reaction from the Spanish media. Bale came off the bench on Sunday evening and nodded the winner to send Spurs to second in the Premier League. It's his first goal for Spurs since returning on a season-long loan from Real Madrid and it'll come as no surprise that newspapers in Spain are interested in the Welshman. He was assisted by Sergio Reguilon, who also joined Spurs from Madrid in the summer, and Marca were quick to point out they never combined for a goal in the Spanish capital. "The connection between two former Madrid players may have made some fans question [Zinedine] Zidane's odd decision [to let them leave]" said they stated per Daily Mail. Meanwhile, Mundo Deportivo said Bale was the hero and...
Jose Mourinho Furiously Rips Into Spurs Team After Royal Antwerp Defeat
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Jose Mourinho Furiously Rips Into Spurs Team After Royal Antwerp Defeat

    Jose Mourinho slammed his Tottenham team following their 1-0 defeat to Royal Antwerp, claiming he now has "easy choices" when naming his side. Spurs lost 1-0 to Antwerp in the Europa League as Mourinho made wholesale changes, drafting in the likes of Dele Alii and Gareth Bale. But Dele and Bale failed to complete 90 minutes as the Englishman was replaced at the break while the Welshman lasted just 58 minutes. That's the second time the midfielder has been substituted at half-time as he failed to take his chance to impress Mourinho. And speaking after the game, the Portuguese manager pulled no punches during a scathing rant. When asked about Dele's performance, he replied: "I don't want to analyse individually. "It's fair to say that players with bad pe...
Neymar limps off with injury during PSG’s Champions League clash with Istanbul Basaksehir
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Neymar limps off with injury during PSG’s Champions League clash with Istanbul Basaksehir

The winger lasted just 26 minutes in his side's second group stage match before being replaced by Pablo Sarabia Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was forced out of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Istanbul Basaksehir as the Brazilian star limped off with an injury. Neymar was forced off inside half an hour in Instanbul with match still scoreless as PSG faced the Turkish side in the second match of the group stage The winger was forced out after 26 minutes, having previously come off the pitch a few minutes earlier due to an apparent injury.
Bale ‘improving a lot’ ahead of Europa League start for Spurs
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Bale ‘improving a lot’ ahead of Europa League start for Spurs

Jose Mourinho started the Welshman in last week's win over LASK and he is set to play from the off again on Thursday Gareth Bale's fitness is "improving a lot" as the Welshman prepares to make his second start of the season for Tottenham in the Europa League. Bale started for the first time since returning to the Premier League club in the 3-0 win over LASK last week. The 31-year-old has been eased back into first-team duties following his return to north London on a loan move from Real Madrid agreed in the summer transfer window.
‘Kane could leave in 2021 but Bale will excite him’ – Sheringham assesses transfer talk at Spurs
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‘Kane could leave in 2021 but Bale will excite him’ – Sheringham assesses transfer talk at Spurs

The former Tottenham striker believes a prolific England international will spend one more season in north London before weighing up his options Harry Kane could push for a move away from Tottenham in 2021 if the club fails to match his ambition, admits Teddy Sheringham, but the arrival of Gareth Bale is expected to prevent his head from turning for now. Big-money moves to various leading sides across Europe have been mooted for the England captain. Having proved himself to be one of the most prolific frontmen on the planet, interest in Kane is to be expected, especially as Spurs have failed to deliver him much-coveted silverware.
Real Madrid Rejected Chance To Sign Dele Alli
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Real Madrid Rejected Chance To Sign Dele Alli

Zinedine Zidane rejected the chance to bring Dele Alli in on loan as part of the deal to take Gareth Bale back to Tottenham because of comments the player made in 2017, according to reports in Spain. With Bale on the verge of completing his stunning return to White Hart Lane, it is reported that Alli was offered up to Real Madrid in a bid to supplement the Welshman’s mammoth £500,000-a-week wages. However, according to repoters, Zidane vetoed the move after he was left furious by Alli’s comments in 2017 that he ‘should’ve scored a hat-trick’ in Spurs’ 3-1 win over Real in the Champions League. The 24-year-old bagged a brace in the impressive group-stage win for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, which saw Tottenham conquer the reigning European champions at Wembley. After the match, A...
Reguilon & Bale Join Tottenham, Confirmed By Fabrizio Romano
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Reguilon & Bale Join Tottenham, Confirmed By Fabrizio Romano

Fabrizio Romano said: 'Reguilon is 100% a new Tottenham player as said yesterday morning. Also paperworks have been signed and Sergio tomorrow will be in London, it was an 'here we go' and it's confirmed, also about the clauses OK.' 'Real and Tottenham working to complete final details then Bale will be back to Tottenham.' 'Gareth Bale to Tottenham, last details to be sorted about salary shared with Real Madrid and Gareth will fly tomorrow to London. He’ll complete medicals and join Tottenham for one year loan. Mourinho approved the deal. Reguilon expected for tomorrow too'
‘Bale could have sat on his backside playing golf every day’ – Spurs return for Real Madrid outcast backed by Hartson
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‘Bale could have sat on his backside playing golf every day’ – Spurs return for Real Madrid outcast backed by Hartson

The former Wales international is pleased to see his fellow countryman heading back to the Premier League, saying his quality is beyond questioning Gareth Bale heading back to the Premier League at Tottenham is a good move for all concerned, says John Hartson, as the Wales international could have “sat on his backside in Madrid playing golf every day”. The 31-year-old forward is closing in on a deal that will see him head back to familiar surroundings on an initial loan deal. A return to English football has been mooted for some time, with Manchester United and Chelsea having been heavily linked with a proven performer in the past. Spurs have, however, moved to the front of the transfer queue due to their strong emotional and professional ties with Bale.
Man Utd the kind of club where Bale would fit in
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Man Utd the kind of club where Bale would fit in

The Wales international has been linked with a return to the Premier League and has been put forward as an alternative signing to Jadon Sancho Gareth Bale would be a 'perfect' signing for Manchester United if they fail to seal a deal to sign Jadon Sancho this summer, according to the Real Madrid's former Tottenham team-mate Peter Crouch. Bale has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford time and again in recent years, with United failing in a late bid to sign the Wales international prior to his world-record £86 million ($110m) move from Spurs to Madrid in 2013. Now Bale is surplus to requirements at Real Madrid and has hinted that he would be open to a return to the Premier League, amid reports that the Spanish giants would be willing to fund some of his lavish wages in...
Man City vs Real Madrid: Zidane Explains Why he Dropped Bale From Champions League Clash
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Man City vs Real Madrid: Zidane Explains Why he Dropped Bale From Champions League Clash

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has explained why he dropped winger, Gareth Bale, from his side’s Champions League round of 16 second-leg squad to face Manchester City on Friday night at Etihad Stadium. DAILY POST had earlier reported that Zidane omitted Bale from Real Madrid’s 24-man squad to tackle Pep Guardiola’s men. But Zidane is now saying that he excluded Bale from the Los Blancos squad because the former Tottenham Hotspur star “didn’t want to play”. Asked why he omitted the Welsh international, Zidane said as quoted by Sky Sports: “It was a personal conversation I had with him. “He preferred not to play. The rest remains between him and me, but he said he didn’t want to.”Real Madrid head to the game following a 2-1 defeat to Man City in the first-le...
Man City vs Real Madrid: Zidane’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed
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Man City vs Real Madrid: Zidane’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, has released a 24-man squad to tackle Manchester City in Friday’s Champions League round of 16 second-leg fixture at the Etihad Stadium. Zidane excluded forward, Gareth Bale in the squad to face Pep Guardiola’s men. The Frenchman announced the list in a post through the club’s official website. Zidane’s men head to the game after losing 2-1 in the first-leg encounter a few months ago. Real Madrid squad against Man City: Goalkeeper: Courtois, Areola and Altube. Defenders: Carvajal, Militão, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Mendy and Javi Hernández. Midfielders: Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Valverde and Isco. Forwards: Hazard, Benzema, Lucas Vázquez, Jović, Asensio, Brahim, Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo. The match is scheduled for 8 pm. ...
Bale the greatest athlete I’ve seen, claims ex-Real Madrid doctor
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Bale the greatest athlete I’ve seen, claims ex-Real Madrid doctor

Jesus Olmo has lifted the lid on his time with Los Blancos, placing the Welshman's athletic abilities above those of Cristiano Ronaldo Gareth Bale is the greatest athlete former Real Madrid medical chief Jesus Olmo has seen, with the Wales star “capable of excelling at practically any sport”. After making a world-record move from Tottenham to Real Madrid in 2013, the 30-year-old has split opinion in the Spanish capital, despite scoring 80 goals in 169 matches. While agent Jonathan Barnett has often been forced to shield his charge from media and fan attacks, Olmo has sung the praises of the attacker, who he says is the most impressive player he has seen during a career in which he has worked with many leading stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ighalo Named Richest Nigerian Footballer in UK
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Ighalo Named Richest Nigerian Footballer in UK

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has been listed in the prestigious Sunday Times Young Sports Rich List for 2020. Only individuals and families residing in the UK are eligible to be included in the Young Sport Rich List aged 30 and under. The former Super Eagles star comes in at number 15 and he’s the only Nigerian-born sportsman in the top 18, as boxer Anthony Joshua, who ranked second, was born in Watford, England. Ighalo is worth £18million, same with Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey, former Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck and West Ham’s Jack Wilshere. A large chunk of Ighalo’s wealth comes from his salary at Shanghai Shenhua, where he was earning around £300,000 per week before he arrived at Old Trafford in January. Liverpool winger, Mohamed Salah, is the hig...
Hazard, Ramos, Bale, Modric And Others Resume Training For Real Madrid
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Hazard, Ramos, Bale, Modric And Others Resume Training For Real Madrid

Real Madrid Stars returned to training early this week. The Real Madrid players took part in individual training sessions at the club's Valdebebas training complex on Monday It's been reported that the Players have been allowed back into Real Madrid's Valdebebas training complex to do individual exercises after two months break due to coronavirus outbreak. The players were divided into two groups on different shifts. Eden Hazard who was initially ruled out of the season after having an operation on his ankle on March 5 but due to the temporary suspension of football in Europe, the Belgian is back in training. Hazard is on course to feature for Los Blancos should La Liga return in June 12th just like the president Javier Tebas Real Madrid fitness coach, Gregory Dupont led th...
Newcastle United’s Potential New Owners Identify Gareth Bale As ‘Priority’ Transfer
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Newcastle United’s Potential New Owners Identify Gareth Bale As ‘Priority’ Transfer

Those behind the proposed takeover bid at Newcastle United have identified Real Madrid's Gareth Bale as a 'priority' signing. That's according to Spanish publication Marca, who report that the prospective new owners have earmarked Bale, who joined Los Blancos in 2013 for a then-world record £85.3m, as a top transfer target alongside former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. In addition to their supposed interest, Real Madrid are 'open' to a deal being struck. It is believed that the Spanish club would not demand any more than €20 million for Bale - a figure that Newcastle 'would comfortably be able to pay under their prospective owners.' Meanwhile the Premier League side could match the €17 million per year salary. Bale's time at the Bernabeu has been far from perfect. ...
Zidane Reacts to Real Madrid’s 2-2 Draw with Celta Vigo, Speaks on Hazard’s Performance
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Zidane Reacts to Real Madrid’s 2-2 Draw with Celta Vigo, Speaks on Hazard’s Performance

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has expressed his disappointment following their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Sunday. Zidane also expressed his delight at Eden Hazard’s return from injury. Fedor Smolov gave the visitors an early lead, before Toni Kroos made it 1-1 after the break. Hazard won the penalty that Sergio Ramos converted, but Celta netted a late equalizer, to ensure the points are shared. “We made a great effort [after conceding early] but we’ve lost 2 points tonight at home. “Changes can be discussed after the game. [Gareth] Bale was good today while we had planned to let Hazard play for quite a few minutes. “I’m very happy with the return of Hazard, that he’s back with us, he’s played 70 minutes very well. Celta is a great team that doesn’t deserve to...
Gareth Bale Left The Bernabeu Before Full Time On Thursday Night
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Gareth Bale Left The Bernabeu Before Full Time On Thursday Night

Gareth Bale was pictured leaving the Bernabeu in the 82nd minute of Real Madrid's loss to Real Sociedad on Thursday night, with Los Blancos scoring twice after he left. The Welshman has never enjoyed the best relationship with fans since moving to Madrid and being spotted leaving the ground with the team 4-1 down in unlikely to go down well. He was pictured exiting the Bernabeu in his car by Spanish outlet AS with eight minutes of normal time remaining, with Rodrygo and Nacho scoring after he'd left the ground. Bale was not picked in the squad for the Copa del Rey game, for the second match in a row having also missed out on the Madrid derby at the weekend, and made a hasty exit. Players not picked in the 18 man squad are allowed to leave the stadium in the 80th minute so h...
Bale & Vinicius Omitted From Madrid Squad For Valladolid Game, Rodrygo Back
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Bale & Vinicius Omitted From Madrid Squad For Valladolid Game, Rodrygo Back

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed his 19-man squad ahead of Sunday's trip to Valladolid. 18 first team regulars along with Castilla keeper Altube make the short trip to Castilla y Leon with Vinicius, Brahim and Mariano notable absentees from the expedition. Both the Brazilian winger and Brahim delivered solid displays in the midweek Copa clash as they overcame Unionistas with the 20-year-old Màlaga born player coming off the bench to grab the third goa for Madrid in a 1-3 win over the 2B outfit. The suspended Dani Carvajal also misses out on the trip as do the injured Bale, Hazard and  Asensio.   Real Madrid squad (vs. Valladolid) 26.01.2019 Goalkeepers: Courtois, Areola and Altube. Defenders: Militao, Ramos, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo and Mendy. Midfiel...
Gareth Bale’s Goal Disallowed as Barca 0-0 Madrid Match Is Tagged ‘First Goaless El Classico in 17 years”
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Gareth Bale’s Goal Disallowed as Barca 0-0 Madrid Match Is Tagged ‘First Goaless El Classico in 17 years”

Gareth Bale saw a goal disallowed as Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 0-0 draw at Camp Nou on Wednesday for the first time since 23 November 2002. Casemiro’s downward header was cleared off the line by the head of Gerard Pique in the 17th minute Lionel Messi then saw his rebound cleared off the line by Sergio Ramos midway through the half Gareth Bale thought he had broken the deadlock but his strike was disallowed for an offside in the build up. Both sides sit level on 36 points but Barcelona remain top of the league due to a superior goal difference. 
Real Madrid Fans Boo Gareth Bale On Return After Wales Flag Incident
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Real Madrid Fans Boo Gareth Bale On Return After Wales Flag Incident

Here is the moment Gareth Bale met with boos and whistles from his own Real Madrid fans after returning from international duty with Wales. There is always a conflict between Bale and the Real Madrid fans but the forward's actions in recent week have caused more anger towards him and the fans. Whilst on international duty the Wales forward grabbed a flag that read 'Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order,' in reference to a quote from a pundit talking about how the player conducts himself. On Saturday he returned to action for Real, in the game against Real Sociedad, and Zinedine Zidane brought him on after 66 minutes, which the fans didn't like at all. Some fans went further with a banner of their own mirroring the flag that the former Spurs winger had carried, with the words 'Rodr...
Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Pogba… The Arsenal XI Wenger could have had is INSANE
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Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Pogba… The Arsenal XI Wenger could have had is INSANE

As we all know, over the course of the Wenger years, there were several players who just missed out on joining up with the former Arsenal boss. Here we take a look at the XI Wenger might have had… Joe Hart "I remember when Hart played at Birmingham, I asked about him and they told me he is at Man City. I thought he would be the 'keeper there. He has something that is needed for a goalkeeper to play at a big club and I am not surprised he made it as No 1." - Wenger in 2011. Virgil van Dijk "Wenger had the chance once to sign Van Dijk and the chief scout at Arsenal said that he was too nonchalant. So, they didn’t do it. Now, my understanding is that he is quite good. Raphael Varane "I'm happy for him because he's carving out a role at one of the world's best clubs, which i...
How To Do A Bicycle Kick On The Pitch: Ronaldo, Zlatan & Best Overhead Goals
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How To Do A Bicycle Kick On The Pitch: Ronaldo, Zlatan & Best Overhead Goals

We all want to emulate our heroes on the football pitch, but figuring out how to score a bicycle kick takes plenty of practice and luck. There are certain skills that footballers do on a pitch which bamboozle opponents and send spectators home with a sense of awe. Things such as stepovers and mazy dribbles where players glide past defenders are commonplace, but a bicycle kick goal is a much rarer occurrence. Its relative rarity makes it all the more sweet when it is successfully achieved and some of the game's best players have managed to do just that. We take a look at the bicycle kick, how to do one and some of the best examples from the game. What is a bicycle kick? A bicycle kick is a method of striking the ball in football which involves a player being airborne whi...
Osian Roberts wants to ‘leave a legacy’ in charge of Morocco
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Osian Roberts wants to ‘leave a legacy’ in charge of Morocco

The influential Wales assistant coach will leave his role with the Dragons to become technical director of the Atlas Lions from September 1 New technical director of the Moroccan national team, Osian Roberts, believes the opportunity to create something special with the African nation was his reason for stepping down as assistant coach of Wales. The popular coach, who has been involved with the Welsh coaching setup since 2010, was credited with the Dragons’ semi-final run at Euro 2016. Furthermore, the fan-favourite successfully oversaw the development of national team stars like Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen, while playing a huge part in the progression of youngsters Ethan Ampadu, Ben Woodburn and others to the senior team.
Bale Pulls Out Of Real Madrid Squad After They Blocked His China Move
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Bale Pulls Out Of Real Madrid Squad After They Blocked His China Move

Gareth Bale has pulled out of Real Madrid's trip to Munich for a pre-season tournament, following the collapse of his proposed move to China. It is understood Bale is not in the right mental state to play after Real president Florentino Perez prevented him from joining Jiangsu Suning. Last week, Real boss Zinedine Zidane said the 30-year-old was "very close to leaving" having fallen out of favour. Zidane added his exit would be "best for everyone". The 33-time Spanish champions will play Bale's former club Tottenham on Tuesday in the opening game of the tournament that also includes Bayern Munich and Fenerbahce. Bale joined the Spanish club for £85m from Tottenham in 2013 in a world record deal at the time. He has three years left on his contract with the Bernabeu club wh...
Bale not included in Real Madrid squad for Audi Cup trip as attacker continues to push for move
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Bale not included in Real Madrid squad for Audi Cup trip as attacker continues to push for move

A transfer to China appeared to be on the cards but fell through, leaving the Welshman in limbo yet again Gareth Bale has not been included in Real Madrid's 24-man squad for the Audi Cup clash against Tottenham as the Welshman looks to secure a transfer away from the Santiago Bernabeu. The squad announcement follows news of a collapsed move to China, with Madrid unwilling to let the wantaway attacker leave the Spanish capital without receiving a transfer fee. Jiangsu Suning looked set to sign the 30-year-old and hand him a reported wage of £1 million ($1.2m) per week, but instead moved for Croatian striker Ivan Santini, who had spent one season at Anderlecht.
Real Madrid Officially Calls Off Bale’s Move To China
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Real Madrid Officially Calls Off Bale’s Move To China

Gareth Bale's move to China is off after Real Madrid cancelled the deal, with the Wales winger now set to stay at the Spanish club. Bale, 30, had been expected to join Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal, earning a reported £1m a week. Last week Real boss Zinedine Zidane said Bale was "very close to leaving" having fallen out of favour. Zidane added his exit would be "best for everyone". Bale joined the Spanish club for £85m from Tottenham in 2013 in a world record deal at the time. He has three years left on his contract with the Bernabeu club where he has won four Champions Leagues, one La Liga title, a Copa del Rey, three Uefa Super Cups and three Club World Cups. Bale scored three goals, plus a penalty in a shootout, in four Champions Lea...
Klopp dismisses ‘strange’ claims Liverpool should sign ‘outstandingly expensive’ Bale
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Klopp dismisses ‘strange’ claims Liverpool should sign ‘outstandingly expensive’ Bale

The Wales star is on his way out at Real Madrid, but it appears unlikely that the Reds will be looking to bring him to Anfield Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions that his side should bid for Gareth Bale, calling the Welsh winger "outstandingly expensive". Bale appears to be on his way out of Real Madrid, with manager Zinedine Zidanepushing him towards the exit door by saying: "We hope he leaves soon. It would be best for everyone." The 30-year-old has been linked with a return to England, where he starred for Tottenham between 2007 and 2013.
Zidane claims Bale ‘didn’t want to play’ as Real Madrid transfer drama continues
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Zidane claims Bale ‘didn’t want to play’ as Real Madrid transfer drama continues

The manager has denied disrespecting the winger and says the player declined to play last weekend Zinedine Zidane insists he did not disrespect Gareth Bale when he said it would be good if he left Real Madrid sooner rather than later. Zidane caused a stir when he stated last weekend that he hoped Wales star Bale would leave the La Liga club soon, adding: "It would be best for everyone." Bale's agent, Jonathan Barnett, branded the Madrid head coach "a disgrace" for his remarks, as talk of an imminent move to the Chinese Super League gathered pace.
Gareth Bale To Get £1Million Per Week If He Goes To This New Club
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Gareth Bale To Get £1Million Per Week If He Goes To This New Club

Beijing Guoan are ready to make Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale the highest-paid player in Chinese football history, by offering him a route out of Real Madrid, the UK Telegraph reports. Real manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed the club are working on Bale’s departure, which he expects to happen in day. His comments prompted the Welshman’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, to call Zidane “a disgrace”. Barnett also suggested there could be a surprise in terms of where Bale goes next and it is understood Beijing Guoan have already expressed their interest in taking the 30-year-old. Guaon are not the only club interested in Bale, but they are one of the few who want to to match or even increase his £600,000-a-week Real wages. It is believed they are willing to pay the Welshman an eye-w...
Bale Told to Return to EPL
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Bale Told to Return to EPL

Former Chelsea player, Tony Cascarino has urged Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale,. to return to the English Premier League, EPL, in this summer’s transfer window. Cascarino said this after Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, on Saturday confirmed that Bale is close to leaving the Santiago Bernabeu for another club. Bale was left out of Real Madrid squad against Bayern Munich by Zidane on Saturday. The 30-year-old has been frozen out by Zidane, since his return to the Spanish capital at the end of last season. The Welsh international has also drawn interests from Manchester United and Tottenham in recent weeks, but Cascarino believes Bale should return to the English topflight league. ...
Pochettino ‘doesn’t know’ if Tottenham have bid for Bale
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Pochettino ‘doesn’t know’ if Tottenham have bid for Bale

Spurs have been linked with a move to bring their former star back from Real Madrid, but the manager is in the dark about any deal Mauricio Pochettino does not know if Tottenham have made a bid to sign their former player Gareth Bale from Real Madrid. Zinedine Zidane revealed on Sunday that Madrid are working on selling the Wales international after omitting him from the squad that lost to Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup (ICC) on Saturday. Zidane seemed to indicate the club were in negotiations with a particular club, saying: "We are working on his transfer to a new team."
Tottenham willing to pay Real Madrid €60m for Bale
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Tottenham willing to pay Real Madrid €60m for Bale

Premier League side can only pay half of his wages Tottenham are open to paying up to €60 million (£54m/$68m) to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid this summer, Marca reports. The Welsh winger has struggled at the Santiago Bernabeu side and they are ready to let him go amid speculation linking him to a return to Spurs and a move to Manchester United. Bale's wages have turned most clubs off of signing him, however, and while Spurs have said they would like to sign him, they can only afford to pay him half of what he gets at Madrid.
Real Madrid Offer Bale, Isco, Cash To Sign This Man United Star
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Real Madrid Offer Bale, Isco, Cash To Sign This Man United Star

Real Madrid have reportedly told Manchester United that they are prepared to offer £72million, Gareth Bale or Spanish star, Isco in exchange for French midfielder, Paul Pogba, according to Mundo Deportivo. The World Cup winner’s future with the Red Devils has been plunged into uncertainty in the past year. United, have, however, informed Real Madrid that a deal could only be down if the La Liga giants tabled a bid in excess of £150m. That is despite Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola’s recent comments, where he admitted they are trying to force a move from the club. The newspaper reports that Real Madrid have responded by suggesting a swap deal for Pogba which would see one of Bale or Isco join the red side of Manchester. This is not the first time that Bale and Isco have been linked...
Real Madrid Offers Neymar £510,000-a-Week Salary
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Real Madrid Offers Neymar £510,000-a-Week Salary

Paris Saint-Germain superstar, Neymar, has been offered a £510,000-a-week salary by Real Madrid as reported by Mundo Deportivo on Thursday. The Spain newspaper claimed that Zinedine Zidane’s side want to sign the former Barcelona star in a bid to strengthen their squad ahead of next season. The report also claimed that the Los Blancos have made an offer of £115 million plus, either Gareth Bale or James Rodriguez to PSG to land the Brazilian international this summer. DAILY POST recalls that PSG will consider selling Neymar this summer if they receive a substantial offer. Chairman and CEO, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, told France Football that: “Players will have to be more responsible than before. “It must be completely different. They will have to do more and work harder. They a...
Van Dijk Named Fastest Player In 2018-19 Champions League
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Van Dijk Named Fastest Player In 2018-19 Champions League

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has been revealed as the fastest player in the 2018-19 Champions League season campaign. The Dutch defender outpaced the likes of Gareth Bale and Leroy Sane and even his own rapid teammates Mohamed Salah And Sadio Mane with a top speed of 34.5km per hour. PSG Star Kylian Mbappe didn't even manage to make the top five but Bale, even despite a lack of games this season, landed fifth spot for a sprint in a Real match against Roma. Bale reached 33.8 KM/H during the game but that was pipped by Man City defender Kyle Walker, who hit 34.2 KM/H for the Blues against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League quarter-finals. Van Dijk, who was instrumental in helping Liverpool to secure the European Cup in the heart of defence, was ranked first ahead...
Finding effective role for Bale is a juggling act, admits Wales boss Giggs
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Finding effective role for Bale is a juggling act, admits Wales boss Giggs

The former Manchester United star said he has yet to find Gareth Bale's best position after the forward struggled in the 1-0 defeat to Hungary Ryan Giggs admitted he has faced "a juggling act" in trying to find an effective role for Gareth Bale in his Wales side after watching the Real Madrid forward struggle in a 1-0 Euro 2020 qualifying defeat against Hungary. Bale missed Wales' best opportunity of the game, firing tamely at Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi when the ball arrived at his feet 12 yards from goal, and Mate Patkai punished his wastefulness by scoring the winner 10 minutes from time. After opting to play Dan James as a lone striker while Bale started on the left wing, Giggs said the forward's morale was not a problem during training despite the 29-year-old having ...
Man United To Sign Bale For This Low Price
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Man United To Sign Bale For This Low Price

Real Madrid are willing to let their forward, Gareth Bale to join Manchester United for just £25 million. Manchester United could seal a deal for the player for as little as £25million this summer by signing him on loan. United had already signed another Wales forward this summer in the person of Daniel James who joined from Swansea. Ole Gunner’s Solskjaer could seal another deal in the coming days. Bale would be sold for £75million on a permanent basis and Both United and Tottenham have been linked the 29-year-old However, the player’s fitness and lack of form have put off both clubs from parting with that amount of money. Bale could still find himself at Old Trafford next season in the form of a £25 million season-long loan.
Ronaldo, Messi or Bale? Man Utd better off building for the future, says Rooney
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Ronaldo, Messi or Bale? Man Utd better off building for the future, says Rooney

The Red Devils are set for a transfer market overhaul, but their former star says they should ignore proven names and target the next generation Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United to resist the temptation to target world superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale because he fears it could prove a huge waste of money. The Red Devils are in the early stages of a new era under the leadership of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and have been linked with a host of established top-tier players. They are eager to rival neighbours Manchester City, who have pulled away to become the leading side in the Premier League, while United failed even to qualify for next season's Champions League.
Make Me The Best Highest Paid player – Real Madrid Star begs Zidane
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Make Me The Best Highest Paid player – Real Madrid Star begs Zidane

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, has urged the club’s manager, Zinedine Zidane, to make him the best highest paid player at Santiago Bernabeu. According to Fox Sports, Benzema wants to earn 17 million euros per season thus becoming the highest paid player among Zidane’s men. The report claimed that the 31-year-old is behind Gareth Bale, who is currently the best highest paid Real player, Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. The report also claimed that Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, is unwilling to pay 17 million euros to Benzema, but Zidane believes that the striker deserves it. Benzema scored 30 goals, assisted 11 in over 53 appearances for Real Madrid this season. The France international’s current contract at Real Madrid will exp...
Juventus Offer Dybala and Sandro to Sign Manchester United Midfielder
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Juventus Offer Dybala and Sandro to Sign Manchester United Midfielder

Juventus have offered Paulo Dybala and Alex Sandro in a sensational swoop to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United, according to Express Sports. Pogba is also on Real Madrid’s radar. The French World Cup star is expected to leave Old Trafford for the second time this summer. Real Madrid are ready to match the £120million fee United have slammed on the midfielder, but could be forced to wait until they have sold Gareth Bale to raise enough funds In the meantime, Juventus are prepared to lure the midfielder back to Turin, offering Dybala and Sandro as bait. Pogba spent four years at Juventus between 2012 and 2016, having moved from United. He netted 34 times in 178 appearances as he picked up t...
Fans Hail Lionel Messi For Dribbling Top Players
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Fans Hail Lionel Messi For Dribbling Top Players

Barcelona Star Lionel Messi has been described as the world's best after a video emerged of him dribbling some top footballers. A two-minute video emerged on social media which quickly gained plenty of attention. It shows Messi ruining a number of his opponents who dared to try and dispossess him. Luka Modric, Fabinho, Koke and Gareth Bale should have known the outcome for such a foolish enterprise. Messi is undoubtedly one of the finest dribblers ever to play the game with his turn of pace and low centre of gravity a nightmare for those tasked with marking him. A number of players hit the floor in their efforts to steal the ball from him while others suffer the humiliation of a nutmeg - to the delight of Barcelona's fans. Antoine Griezmann, who looks set to join Mess...
Zidane Reveals final Decision on Bale
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Zidane Reveals final Decision on Bale

Real Madrid Manager, Zinedine Zidane  , has given the clearest hint that Gareth Bale will leave the club this summer. Zidane’s men ended the season on a low, after a 2-0 home defeat to Real Betis on Sunday. Bale, who has been left out of the squad for previous matches, was left on the bench and left the pitch at full time without acknowledging fans. Asked about whether Bale deserved a chance to play one last game, Zidane told reporters: “I’m sorry he didn’t get to play, but no-one knows what will happen. “If I think a player doesn’t fit in the team I have to do what I think works best. No-one can change what Bale has done for the team, but as a coach I have to live in the present. “I have counted on other players in m...
Real Madrid Offer Bale to Premier League in £10m Deal
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Real Madrid Offer Bale to Premier League in £10m Deal

Real Madrid have offered Tottenham Hotspur a deal to re-sign Gareth Bale on loan, the UK Sun reports. Bale left Spurs in 2013, when Real made him the world’s most expensive footballer at the time, with an £86million transfer fee. The Welshman is on a big contract at the Bernabeu, but he is not valued highly by manager Zinedine Zidane. Bale earns more than £600,000 per week, but Real will allow him to leave on loan, if a club agrees to pay £250,000 of the 29-year-old’s wage plus a £10m fee. Tottenham would be keen to see Bale return to north London after he scored 21 Premier League goals in his final Premier League season before jetting off to Spain. Bale is under contract with Real until 2022 and has won four Champions League titles at Real, as well as one LaLiga crown....
‘Committed’ Modric will continue with Real Madrid – Mijatovic
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‘Committed’ Modric will continue with Real Madrid – Mijatovic

After his poor performance against Rayo Vallecano, one of the club's former stars has talked up the midfielder's future in the Spanish capital Luka Modric will continue at Real Madrid next season ahead of an expected overhaul, according to former forward Predrag Mijatovic. Madrid – eliminated in the Champions League last 16 – are set to finish third in La Liga following their shock 1-0 loss at Rayo Vallecano. Modric endured a poor performance in the away defeat amid ongoing transfer links, with Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard set to headline a wave of new signings. Mijatovic – who won the 1997 La Liga and the 1998 Champions League during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu – said the 33-year-old Modric will remain in the Spanish capital, having previously attracted interest from I...
Neymar’s Dream of Playing with Hazard Could Happen – Zidane
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Neymar’s Dream of Playing with Hazard Could Happen – Zidane

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has hinted that Eden Hazard and Neymar could play together under him. Earlier this week, Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar spoke of his desire to play with Chelsea star, Hazard, who is believed to be on his way to Spain. When asked if Neymar could realise his wish of featuring in the same side as Hazard in Spain, Zidane told a press conference on Saturday: “Yes. A lot of players want to come here and play for Real Madrid, but let’s see what happens in the future. Refusing to let the Hazard go, reporters pushed Zidane for an answer on whether Hazard could fit in a side with Gareth Bale, as rumours continue to swirl that the Welsh winger would be on the move in the summer. “Yes! All the good players can play together. People told me that I was...
Pogba Demands to Leave Man Utd After Agreeing £10.3m-a-year Deal with Real Madrid
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Pogba Demands to Leave Man Utd After Agreeing £10.3m-a-year Deal with Real Madrid

Paul Pogba has asked Manchester United to sell him this summer, after provisionally agreeing a whopping £10.3million-a-year deal with Real Madrid, AS reports. Pogba has grown tired of life with the Premier League giants and is determined to move on in the summer. He is keen to link up with compatriot Zinedine Zidane, who has since returned the Santiago Bernabeu. It is understood that Pogba has now decided to force the issue and has asked Manchester United chiefs to sell him this summer. The 26-year-old will pocket a cool £10.3m every year if United agree to let him leave, although Ed Woodward and co. are set to play hardball with the Spanish giants over a fee. They will command at least £130m for his services – a fee Real are hoping to reduce by including Gareth Bale in ...
See Top 20  Highest Goal Scorers in Champions League
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See Top 20 Highest Goal Scorers in Champions League

Sergio Aguero and Moussa Marega both failed to add to their goal tallies on Tuesday night, as the Champions League quarter-finals kicked off. Aguero missed from the penalty spot, after Danny Rose was adjudged to have handled the ball in the area, before Son Heung-Min slotted in the winner. Marega barely had a sniff, as Liverpool beat Porto 2-0 at Anfield. Wednesday will see other top scorers like Lionel Messi, Dusan Tadic and Cristiano Ronaldo in action. UEFA Champions League leading scorers so far: 8 goals: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 6 goals: Dusan Tadic (Ajax) and Moussa Marega (FC Porto) 5 goals: Aguero (Manchester City), Dybala (Juventus), Dzeko (Roma), Kane (Tottenham), Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Neymar (PSG) 4 goals: Benzema (Real...
Man Utd Name Two Players They Want in Exchange for Pogba at Real Madrid
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Man Utd Name Two Players They Want in Exchange for Pogba at Real Madrid

Manchester United have told Real Madrid that they want their forward, Gareth Bale and midfielder, Toni Kroos in exchange for Paul Pogba. Diario AS reports that Man United are only willing to sell Pogba to Real Madrid if they receive Bale and Kroos as part of any deal. The Spanish newspaper claimed that the 26-year-old, who remains Man United’s record signing after his £89million arrival in 2016, will only be sold if the Red Devils receive two Real Madrid players in return. Pogba has been heavily linked with a move to the La Liga giants in recent weeks. Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has already expressed his admiration for Pogba, adding that the midfielder could move to the Santiago Bernabeu, when he leaves Manchester United. Zidane returned to the Bernabeu at the ...
Isco, Bale get Zidane’s second coming off to winning start for Real Madrid
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Isco, Bale get Zidane’s second coming off to winning start for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane’s second spell as Real Madrid coach got off to a promising start with a 2-0 win at home to Celta Vigo in La Liga on Saturday. The two goals came thanks to goals from Isco and Gareth Bale, who had fallen out of favour with previous coach Santiago Solari. Spain midfielder Isco was handed his first start in the league since October by returning hero Zidane and broke the deadlock in the 62nd. He only had to tap in a low cross from Karim Benzema at close range. Luka Modric had a goal ruled out for offside earlier in the second half and Bale, who had struck the crossbar in the first period, sealed victory with a shot in off the post in the 77th minute. The goal further lifted the mood at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real are third in the league standings with 54 point...