Bale has suffered another injury, confirms Real Madrid coach Zidane

Bale has suffered another injury, confirms Real Madrid coach Zidane

The Los Blancos winger had to be substituted in the cup match due to discomfort in his ankle Gareth Bale will be monitored after suffering a minor ankle twist on his impressive return to Real Madrid’s starting side, head coach Zidane Zidane confirmed on Wednesday. Bale scored the opener in a 3-1 Copa del Rey … Read more…

Real Madrid highlight 'controversial' El Clasico penalty incidents in official statement

Bale is a distracted player and football not his priority – Capello

The former Real Madrid boss believes the Wales forward is losing his focus as speculation about his future continues Gareth Bale is a distracted plater who is no longer fully focused on football, according to former Real Madrid boss Fabio Capello. Speculation about the Welshman’s future at the Santiago Bernabeu has been raging for months. … Read more…

‘Bale can handle Real Madrid criticism’ – Giggs backs Wales captain to overcome ‘noise’

‘Bale can handle Real Madrid criticism’ – Giggs backs Wales captain to overcome ‘noise’

The Manchester United legend, who now manages the Blancos star at international level, claims a much-maligned figure still “loves the game” Gareth Bale “can handle” the criticism which comes his way at Real Madrid, says Ryan Giggs, with the Welsh forward being backed to turn a deaf ear to the “noise” which continues to follow … Read more…

Clasico draw against Barcelona 'not good enough' for Real Madrid boss Zidane

Clasico draw against Barcelona ‘not good enough’ for Real Madrid boss Zidane

Although he was pleased with his players’ efforts at Camp Nou, Zinedine Zidane felt Real Madrid should have beaten Barcelona. Zinedine Zidane said Wednesday’s 0-0 Clasico draw between Barcelona and Real Madrid was “not good enough”, even though he was impressed with his players. Gareth Bale saw a goal correctly disallowed for offside in the … Read more…

VOTE NOW: Goal Ultimate 11 powered by FIFA 20 - Who is the best right winger in the world?

VOTE NOW: Goal Ultimate 11 powered by FIFA 20 – Who is the best right winger in the world?

We at Goal.com have teamed up with the gaming series FIFA 20 to identify the top 11 players existing in the game today. Join us in the poll sponsored by FIFA 20 and vote for your favorite right winger (off the five below) but before that here is a quick snippet on the players: Lionel … Read more…

'I have to respect that Mbappe plays for PSG' - Madrid boss Zidane plays down transfer talk

‘I have to respect that Mbappe plays for PSG’ – Madrid boss Zidane plays down transfer talk

The Frenchman is a keen admirer of the young forward, but the Blancos manager says it would not be fair to discuss his future at the moment Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has vowed to respect Paris Saint-Germain’s relationship with Kylian Mbappe amid rumours of disharmony at Parc des Princes. Mbappe, 20, was publicly told … Read more…

Zidane explains decision to leave Bale on the bench for Brugge clash

Zidane explains decision to leave Bale on the bench for Brugge clash

The French coach played down the significance of the Wales star’s absence as the Blancos secured another victory in the Champions League Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that “nothing happened” between him and Gareth Bale to influence his selection decision for the trip to Club Brugge, which saw the winger left on the bench. … Read more…