Wales manager Ryan Giggs has said that Gareth Bale can handle the criticism from the fans at Real Madrid. The attacker has endured a mixed relationship with the fans at the Madrid giants and a large section of them have criticised him for the average showing at the club level when compared to that at the international stage.

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has said that Gareth Bale can handle the criticism from the fans at Real Madrid. The attacker has endured a mixed relationship with the fans at the Madrid giants and a large section of them have criticised him for the average showing at the club level when compared to that at the international stage.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Giggs insisted that Bale still loves the game and he can’t control the response from some of Los Blancos’ faithful. He added that the former Tottenham Hotspur star has won plenty of trophies with Los Blancos including four Champions Leagues and he has the mental strength to deal with the criticism.

Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel has heaped praise on Daniel James following the Red Devils’ 2-1 derby win over Manchester City in the Premier League last weekend. The Welshman was one of three summer signings for the Red Devils and he has certainly exceeded expectations during the first half of the season.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has said that teammate Daniel James is different from many young players in the Premier League, given his ability to dribble while moving at high speeds. The Wales international was largely an unknown to the United faithful during the summer transfer window after he made the move from the Championship side Swansea City.

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has heaped praised on Daniel James following his stunning start to the current season for club and country. The 21-year-old has made a sublime start to his Manchester United career with three goals from just four appearances and he has carried over the form to the national team where he scored with a superb curling effort against Belarus.

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has suggested that Gareth Bale could remain with the club beyond the summer transfer window. The Wales international’s future at the Bernabeu had been placed in doubt earlier this month after Zidane acknowledged that the club are looking into the possible sale of the attacker.

However, Bale has since won over the manager with a couple of strong performances including one during the season opener at Celta Vigo. As such, Zidane has admitted that the Welshman may stay put with the club and appreciated his defensive work during the curtain raiser, where Los Blancos were down to 10 men for the final 30 minutes of the game, he said: “We have spoken about it two or three times before, that he is going stay. All the players we have now we are thinking will be here for the season. I salute the effort of all the players, the defensive work of Gareth and Vinicius (Junior) was very important.”

Manchester United legend Paul Ince has urged Gareth Bale to make the switch to Liverpool this summer. The Wales international has been with Real Madrid for the past six seasons but he appears on the cusp of leaving the club with manager Zinedine Zidane openly suggesting that the attacker does not feature in his plans for next season.

Amidst this, there has been the talk of Bale making a big-money move to the Chinese Super League but Ince believes he could be better off making the switch to the Reds, where he has the chance to win potential silverware, he told BBC Radio 5 Live: “For me, if Liverpool could afford him, he should go to Liverpool. If you look at the front three, they have played all summer so how much rest are they going to get before the season starts?Bale can play on the right, he can play left and he can play central. They have got Origi and Shaqiri but are they good enough? It can't be about money for Bale, he needs to go to a team who can win things - the European champions, the team that finished second in the Premier League.”

A Real Madrid insider has revealed that Gareth Bale has no intention to part ways with the club this summer. The Wales international has three years remaining on his contract with the former European champions and he appears determined to prove himself to manager Zinedine Zidane rather than pursuing a fresh challenge elsewhere.

In a report covered by AS, a Los Blancos source said that Bale has been unlucky with injuries and that has somewhat reduced his impact with the Bernabeu giants. He added that Bale is determined to make amends during the forthcoming campaign while aiming to win over Zidane, who does not regard him as a regular starter.

Wales international Daniel James has spoken about his ability to play in different positions shortly after making the switch to Manchester United. The youngster became Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing in a deal worth £18m from Swansea City and he is now keen to prove his credentials with the Mancunian giants.

Speaking to the club’s official website, James said that versatility remains a key attribute for attacking players and he has proved the same over the past year with the Swans, he told: "I think being versatile is important. A lot of players it's important you can play different positions, this year I've played left, right and I've played up top and I have enjoyed all three. It's important not to just play and enjoy one position. To play all three and enjoy all three you have more chance of getting in the team."

Tottenham Hotspur favourite Miku has urged Gareth Bale to consider a return to the north London side this summer. The Wales international has found himself surplus to requirements since the return of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid but he has remained adamant that he won’t leave the club during the summer transfer window.

Speaking to TalkSPORT, Miku indicated that the Welshman has lot the love for football in the past few seasons at the Bernabeu and he is even mulling retirement from the beautiful game. He added that he would prefer to see the attacker make the comeback with Spurs, given that would offer him the much-needed passion for the sport.

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