MARTIN – BALE LUCKY NOT TO GET RED CARD

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says that Welsh star Gareth Bale is lucky not to have received marching orders when both sides met in a World Cup qualifier.


The Real Madrid forward made a rash tackle on John O’Shea. His teammate Neil Taylor made another tackle on Seamus Coleman that earned him a red card.

GARETH BALE SET TO BREAK ANOTHER WORLD RECORD

Wales international Gareth Bale could very well break another world record if the report from Spanish publication Marca is anything true.


The news outlet claims that English clubs Chelsea are willing to compete with Manchester United in a bid to lure Bale back to England.

Spain seem to be luring the best and most expensive players but it seems the English sides want to enter the big players’ transfer market again. After breaking Bale’s record to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus, the Red Devils could very much forced Real Madrid to release Bale this summer, particularly when their own transfer ban ends.

BALE NAMES GREATEST PLAYER HE’S SHARED THE PITCH WITH

Wales international Gareth bale was asked in an advert he did for Foot Locker who the greatest player he has ever shared a pitch with was.


The Second most expensive footballer did not mention his Real Madrid teammate and fellow superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale said:

“For me, the greatest player is Ryan Giggs. He was my hero growing up and is a legend in world football. It also helps he’s a fellow Welshman.”

Bale excited for this season

Real Madrid and Wales forward has stated that he is excited about this season and believes that he can achieve great things with his club and country.

He said that he was happy with the performance of Wales in the Euro 2016 and stated that he wants to build on that for the new season.

He believes that Real Madrid has a great squad this year and that all the players are hungry for success.

Concerning Zinedine Zidane, he said that he is an experienced manager and that he has the necessary knowledge to manage a club of this quality. Gareth Bale said that Zidane has won numerous trophies as a player and that he knows how to manage a player.

MADRID TO FOCUS ON LA LIGA TITLE THIS SEASON

Eleven-time UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid would make the La Liga title a priority this season in a bid to end their archrival’s dominance.

Luis Enrique is going into the new season with a hope of equalling a similar effort by former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola when he won three successive La Liga titles. Like Pep, Enrique won treble two years ago and retained the La Liga crown last term. He would keen on winning it for a third successive time.

GARETH BALE SNUBBED FROM EURO 2016 BEST XI

Gareth Bale, Welsh superstar player at the Euro 2016 was snubbed from the team of the tournament, sparking reactions from football lovers all around the world.

The player was outstanding at the group stage of the tournament scoring in every game and helping the team rank top ahead of England, Slovakia and Russia. In the knock out stages, the technical team at the Euro 2016 felt Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey and Reds Star Joe Allen were better as they made the final cut but the Real Madrid star was left out.

REAL MADRID TO DISCUSS WITH ARSENAL OVER MORATA

Premier League outfit, Arsenal FC will discuss with Spanish giant, Real Madrid over their interest in acquiring last season sensation at Juventus, Alvaro Morata.

The summer transfer target for The Gunners would prefer to know where he will be playing next season before heading to the European Championships with Spain, and agent Juanma Lopez will be among those in Madrid next week to find out if the Bernabeu club see a future for the 23-year-old.

GARETH BALE: RONALDO AND I ARE FINE

Real Madrid star player, Gareth Bale in an interview with The Times, says he and the Portuguese star are always misunderstood. He says he is fine with Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Welsh super-star also added that he has never had an argument with him and that the current coach, Zinedine Zidane has clearly defined roles for both of them.

“He speaks English, which helped me when I first got here,” said Bale. “We also have that link from the Premier League. We get on really well.

“The press make a lot of things that maybe we don’t but we get on fine. We’ve never had a problem. I’ve never had an argument with him.