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Gareth Bale close to leaving Real Madrid, says manager Zinedine Zidane

Bale, 30, has won four Champions League titles since joining Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then-world record 100 million euros ($112.20 million) but struggled to hold down his place in the starting side last season.

Jul 21, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

La Liga: Gareth Bale penalty gives Real Madrid 2-1 win over Levante amid VAR controversy

Real are third in the standings on 48 points, two behind Atletico Madrid who beat Villarreal 2-0 earlier on Sunday and still adrift of Barca, who won 4-2 at Sevilla on Saturday.

Feb 25, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

La Liga issues complaint over Gareth Bale's 'provocative' celebration in Real Madrid derby

Bale's celebration has been interpreted in Spain as an offensive gesture known colloquially as a 'corte de mangas', akin to holding up a middle finger.

Feb 15, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Karim Benzema, Vinicius Jr. lead Real Madrid to fourth straight La Liga win

The victory took Real Madrid to 42 points, cutting the gap on second-placed Atletico Madrid to two points ahead of next Saturday's city derby.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari toasts in-form Benzema after win at Espanyol

Benzema, who has been playing through the pain of a fractured finger sustained two weeks ago, got the third-placed visitors off to a dream start by pouncing on a rebound and opening the scoring in the fourth minute.

Jan 28, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid get 3rd win in a row with win at Espanyol as Bale returns

Third-placed Real usually fare well on trips to Espanyol and they got off to a flying start on this visit when Karim Benzema scored in the fourth minute on the rebound, beating former Real goalkeeper Diego Lopez who had parried a shot from Luka Modric.

Jan 28, 2019, 14:24 PM IST

Ballon d'Or 2018: Ronaldo, Bale and Aguero amongst 10 nominees revealed

The remaining 20 footballers are expected to be declared soon by France Football, the organisers of the event.

Oct 08, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid’s Ramos, Bale, Marcelo, Isco to miss Moscow clash

Defending champions Real Madrid are scheduled to meet CSKA Moscow in their Group G match on Wednesday at the VEB Arena in Moscow.

Sep 30, 2018, 21:51 PM IST

La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid suffer humbling losses in midweek fixtures

The two clubs registered defeats on the same day for the first time since January 2015 

Sep 27, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Real stroll past Roma in a 3-0 win to make convincing Champions League start

Isco, Gareth Bale and returning striker Mariano Diaz were on the scoresheet for Real Madrid with a win ensuring the perfect start to their defence of the Champions League title. 

Sep 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

“Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the main players in the recent history of Real Madrid. He expressed a desire to leave and we allowed him to. Gareth Bale is a magnificent player, with so many qualities. He can help fill the void,” Lopetegui said

Aug 01, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale score in Real Madrid draw as Zinedine son makes debut

Real Madrid's final Champions League rehearsal was running perfectly until Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted and Villarreal scored twice to snatch a 2-2 draw.

May 20, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Real's Gareth Bale denies 10-man Barca victory in thrilling Clasico

Luis Suarez volleyed unbeaten Barca into the lead after 10 minutes following a gut-busting run and cross from Roberto while Cristiano Ronaldo levelled for Champions League finalists Real five minutes later from close range.

May 07, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

Gareth Bale leads Real Madrid to low-key win over Leganes ahead of Bayern clash

Serbian Darko Brasanac gave Leganes hope of a comeback, but Real closed out the victory despite struggling in the second half.

Apr 29, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

Gareth Bale with work to do against Bayern to repair relationship with Zidane

Sources have said while Bale`s first choice is still to stay at Real, where his family are settled and he relishes representing the world`s most glamorous team, his relationship with coach Zinedine Zidane has become strained. 

Apr 25, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Isco leads Real Madrid to Malaga win as Zinedine Zidane rests Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were both rested and Real Madrid hardly broke a sweat as they beat Malaga 2-1 on Sunday to climb to third in La Liga.

Apr 16, 2018, 08:35 AM IST

La Liga: Lionel Messi rescues unbeaten Barcelona, Gareth Bale double propels Real Madrid

Messi came off the bench with his team two goals down at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan as Luis Suarez pulled one back in the 88th minute, before the Argentinian struck the equaliser a minute later.

Apr 01, 2018, 08:53 AM IST

La Liga: Gareth Bale a worry for Real Madrid ahead of Alaves meeting

Bale had started in last weekend`s 5-3 success at Betis but failed to impress, having also been left out of the line-up for the 3-1 Champions League win against Paris Saint-Germain.

Feb 23, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

La Liga: Off-colour Gareth Bale a worry for Real Madrid ahead of Alaves meeting

Bale had started in last weekend`s 5-3 success at Betis but failed to impress, having also been left out of the line-up for the 3-1 Champions League win against Paris Saint-Germain.

Feb 23, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Diego Maradona urges Madrid to 'give away' injury-prone Gareth Bale

Diego Maradona says he has a solution to Real Madrid's scarcity of goals this season - sign France teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe from Paris St Germain and give Gareth Bale away for free.

Dec 15, 2017, 16:57 PM IST