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MADRID DEFEAT STADE DE REIMS 5-3

Welsh play maker Gareth Bale returned to action for Real Madrid as the Spanish giant completed their pre season preparations with a 5-3 win over French outfit Stade de Reims. The eight goal thriller was played at Santiago Bernabeu, with Madrid’s attack in full force.

Bale last featured for his club 42 days ago when he was at the centre of the action for Wales at the Euro 2016 played in France. He was the most impressive in the group for his country, scoring in every group stage game. Continue reading MADRID DEFEAT STADE DE REIMS 5-3

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Alvaro Morata is not leaving Real Madrid

It seems like Alvaro Morata will not be making a move away from Real Madrid anytime soon and this is a huge blow for a few clubs including: Chelsea and Arsenal as those clubs had shown interest in signing the 23 year old Spanish attacker.

Real Madrid had initially placed a price tag on Alvaro Morata in the region of £63million but Zinedine Zidane has recently confirmed his desire to keep hold on Morata for the forseeable future as the French manager has plans of using Morata and actually putting him on the main team of Real Madrid by the next season.

Yes, Morata is a Real Madrid player. We’re delighted to have him back, back to his original home. He’s going to remain a Real Madrid player.” Zinedine Zidane said as he voiced his desire to keep hold of Morata.

A few weeks ago it was believed that Real Madrid was planning to offload Alvaro Morata in order to create enough funds and bring in Paul Pogba with that injection of cash but it seems like all of that was nothing but false rumors.
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CHRIS COLEMAN WANTS TEAM TO REACH GARETH BALE’S LEVEL AT EURO 2016 DESPITE LOSS TO SWEDEN

The manager of Wales men’s national team advises his team to reach the level of Real Madrid star forward Gareth Bale.


Bale joined the team after resting for a while to recover from the stress of the UEFA Champions League.

The manager said he wanted the players and even himself to get as close to Bale’s level as much as possible as the challenge in France was a big one.  The Welsh team have not won a game since Bale’s last appearance for his country in October and still couldn’t pull off a victory when they took on Sweden n their last warm-up game ahead of their first Euro 2016 campaign.

The winger still has a fitness challenge going into the competition even though he has declared himself fit. Bale also has off field distractions as the father of his long term girlfriend faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in the US to his role £2 million ‘boiler room’ scam. Martin Rhys-Jones pleaded guilty to the charge putting strain on his daughter, Emma, who has two children already for Bale. Continue reading CHRIS COLEMAN WANTS TEAM TO REACH GARETH BALE’S LEVEL AT EURO 2016 DESPITE LOSS TO SWEDEN

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Madrid may reach Europe semi’s this time

Roller coaster is the word for the Madrid fans at the moment as the Whites seem to be defying the odds quite consistently.

The improbable Barcelona victory and then, the improbable Wolfsburg loss, now that’s a bit too much to take over a period of just 5 days.

A 0-2 loss at the Volkswagen Arena yesterday hurt Madrid’s hopes of reaching the Europe semis big time.

The Madrid players actually might have been carrying the hangover of that Barcelona victory with themselves as they lost the game within first half an hour itself.

The defence was so relaxed and complacent as if they just did not assume Wolfsburg to attack so vociferously in the initial moments.

As Steve McManaman said, and it would sound very true to those who would have seen the proceedings, it was no better than a school boyish defence from Madrid.

They did wake up after a point, but, only to find out that it was all too late. Wolfsburg was always going to park the bus with that sort of advantage.

It’s not the end, not with the unpredictability that Madrid has shown in the recent weeks. There’s got to be immense effort from the Blancos when they meet Wolfsburg at their fortress come Wednesday. But, there can’t be anyone disagreeing to the fact that this is a big low for them, losing the first leg this way, especially coming from that Camp Nou result. Continue reading Madrid may reach Europe semi’s this time

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Rafael Benitez has not pleased Gareth Bale a single bit

The sacking of Rafael Benitez has not pleased Gareth Bale a single bit.

He is absolutely furious and he has even started contemplating an away move.

Benitez had been playing Bale in the central position and the Wales international had been flourishing.

But, now, with the exit of the 55-year old, it’s not certain whether Bale would continue in centre.

According to the sources, Bale would be ready to stay at Real Madrid only if he gets assurances regarding the role that he will be playing under the new manager coming in.

It’s not a hidden fact that Bale is a highly demanded player amongst English clubs.

Manchester United had shown interest in him in the summer itself, but, had not succeeded in landing him.

They would now surely be looking to pounce on this opportunity to try and lure him to Old Trafford.

But, it will not be straightforward for the Red Devils as the other two English heavyweights i.e. City and Chelsea will be in the race as well.

Since joining Real Madrid in 2013, Bale has been a fruitful performer.

His strike rate has been fantastic every season and he is close to completing half century of goals for the club in all competitions. Continue reading Rafael Benitez has not pleased Gareth Bale a single bit

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