Zinedine Zidane suggests Gareth Bale will remain with the club

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 urges Gareth Bale to join Liverpool

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.”

Real Madrid source insists Bale wants to stay at the club next season

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.

Daniel James explains his favourite positions after United move

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 favourite urges Gareth Bale to return to the north London side

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.

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey delivers emotional message to the fans after playing final game

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has sent an emotional message to the club’s supporters after confirming that he has played his final game for the club. The Wales international has already agreed to join Juventus on a free transfer at the end of the season and he has now revealed that he won’t play any further part for the north London side after picking up an extended hamstring injury.

In a statement released on his official Instagram account, he penned: “It saddens me to say that the game against Napoli was my last game in an Arsenal shirt. Unfortunately it left me with an injury that rules me out of the remaining games. I am really disappointed not to play until the end and give everything for the club while I am still an Arsenal player. Unfortunately it’s out of my hands but I wanted to say thank you to the fans for your support.”

Casemiro defends Gareth Bale amid the criticism from Madrid supporters

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has defended Gareth Bale amid the regular criticism received from the club’s faithful. The Wales international has been with the club for the past five-and-a-half seasons but he has not quite won over the supporters, who have not been entirely satisfied with his performances on the playing field.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Casemiro said that Bale has the experience to deal with the criticism, considering he is playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world. He added that the Welshman has not enjoyed the best of campaigns with the club but the fans must not forget that he has contributed towards the club’s success in the past few years.

Who will Arsenal replace Ramsey with?

The end of the season is fast approaching and regardless of the season coming to a close there is more hype around arsenal than in the beginning of the season, courtesy to rumours swirling round team players.

Ever since it was announced that Aaron Ramsey was departing, it was a fair prediction the player would need to be replaced. However, there have been more than one player linked to incoming transfers.

Tony Cascarino urges Arsenal to sign Leicester star to replace Ramsey

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino has said that Arsenal should look into the signing of James Maddison from Leicester City as they seek to replace Aaron Ramsey in the squad this summer. The north London side are set to lose the services of Ramsey at the end of the season where he is scheduled to join Juventus on a Bosman transfer.

In a report covered by the Times, Cascarino suggested that the Gunners should look into a potential move for Maddison, who has enjoyed a terrific Premier League campaign with Leicester City this term, he said: “I look at [James] Maddison and I think, ‘Arsenal is your team’. The long goal for the north London side is targeting certain players in the summer and Maddison should be the man to replace Aaron Ramsey. There are not many great No 10s in world football but Arsenal desperately need someone who plays like the Leicester City man. The problem for No 10s is that most are asked to work without the ball. The role was deemed a luxury in past, their job was to create chances and make a difference in attack.”

Harry Redknapp insists Gareth Bale may need to take a paycut to seal Premier League return

Former Premier League manager Harry Redknapp has said that Gareth Bale could seal his return to the English top-flight in the summer, provided he is willing to take a paycut on his hefty £650,000-a-week wages. The Wales international has been the subject of severe criticism from the Los Blancos faithful this season amid his failure to make regular goalscoring contributions this term.

Speaking to The Mirror, Redknapp admitted that Bale is not enjoying the best of times with the European champions, given he has recently been jeered on the field regularly by the club’s supporters. He added that the likes of Manchester United and ex-employers Tottenham Hotspur may be interested in signing him during the summer, though he may need to take a significant cut on his current salary.


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