Ryan Giggs says that he does not expect Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid in the future.
Bale became the record signing for the club when he moved from Spurs in the summer of 2013 for a whopping £85m. Even though he has not been able to achieve the same level of popularity or match the personal of a Cristiano Ronaldo, he has been able to provide some crucial contribution to the team in almost every area. He has already managed to win several honours – especially the two Champions League medals. From time to time, speculation continues to mount about his future.
Bale has been linked with a return to English football with the likes of Manchester United, who are probably the only club at this moment who can afford the player without any restrictions from the financial fair play regulations. The 27-year-old may be coming to the time when he thinks about a return to English football where it all began for him. Continue reading Ryan Giggs Does Not See Gareth Bale Leaving Real Madrid
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