Bale came on as a second-half substitute against Roma in pre-season on SundayReal Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says he will now “count on” forward Gareth Bale despite previously saying the Wales international could leave.Bale was expected to join Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning in July.Zidane said at the time his departure would be a…

Gareth Bale was on the verge of a move to China last month but still has three years left on his Real Madrid contractGareth Bale has been recalled to the Real Madrid squad for their final pre-season friendly against Roma on Sunday.He played in two friendlies before missing the Audi Cup in Germany last month,…

Media playback is not supported on this device Michael Dawson would love to see Gareth Bale back in the Premier LeagueZinedine Zidane said he hoped Gareth Bale had been training after reports suggested the Real Madrid forward was playing golf while his team-mates were competing at the Audi Cup.The French coach earlier explained the Welshman…

Bale has started all of Real Madrid’s pre-season games on the benchGareth Bale’s move to China is off after Real Madrid cancelled the deal, with the Wales winger now set to stay at the Spanish club.Bale, 30, had been expected to join Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal, earning a reported…

Gareth Bale came off the bench as Real Madrid were thrashed 7-3 by rivals Atletico in a friendly on SaturdayGareth Bale will be a success in China and will enjoy the experience as long as he embraces the culture, says former Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele.The Belgian, 32, played alongside Bale for Spurs from 2012 until…

Gareth Bale has scored a record 31 goals in 77 games for WalesGareth Bale is set to leave Real Madrid to join Chinese club Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal. Sources close to Wales’ record goalscorer confirmed reports in Spain that although not yet finalised, a move is “very close.”Real boss Zinedine Zidane had said…

Bale, 30, has made 155 La Liga appearances for Real MadridThe beginning of the end for Gareth Bale at Real Madrid can be pinpointed to a specific date: Sunday, 23 April 2017.Real were top of La Liga, in hot pursuit of their first league and European Cup double since 1958, and hosting second-placed Barcelona.A series…

Gareth Bale (third right, orange vest) takes instruction from manager Zinedine Zidane (in white) during trainingReal Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has denied showing disrespect to Gareth Bale, and claimed the Wales forward refused to come on as a substitute against Bayern Munich on Sunday.Zidane has said Bale is “very close to leaving” the club and…