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Gareth Bale: Real Madrid star urged to leave and return to the Premier League this summer

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid star urged to leave and return to the Premier League this summer

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Gareth Bale has gone ‘stale’ at Real Madrid and he needs to move back to the Premier League to get his mojo back.That’s according to Sam Allardyce, who believes it’s time for the Welshman to end his stay in Spain. Bale’s time at the Bernabeu – where he has won 14 trophies, including four European Cups, in six years – has turned sour with manager Zinedine Zidane keen to offload him this summer. Getty Gareth Bale was dropped from the Real Madrid team towards the end of the season Despite scoring one of the greatest ever Champions League final goals a little over 12 months ago, Bale is not in Zidane’s plans and was dropped for the last three games of the season. And he has fallen further down the pecking order since the transfer window opened, following the a
Transfer news and football gossip: Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus next week, Real Madrid keen to swap Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba

Transfer news and football gossip: Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus next week, Real Madrid keen to swap Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba

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talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Real Madrid have prioritised Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen over Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. Eriksen recently admitted it might be time for a ‘new challenge’. (Independent) However, the Spanish giants could turn to Pogba in order to offload Gareth Bale. Madrid are considering using the Welshman as make-weight in a deal for the French World Cup winner. (Mirror) And in another potential swap deal, James Rodriguez could be sent to Old Trafford in return for Pogba. The Colombian, who spent the season on loan with Bayern Munich, has told the German club not to exercise their right to buy him. (Star)
Jadon Sancho & Callum Hudson-Odoi: Gareth Southgate wary of pressure on teenagers

Jadon Sancho & Callum Hudson-Odoi: Gareth Southgate wary of pressure on teenagers

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England manager Gareth Southgate says he will take inspiration from Sir Alex Ferguson as he attempts to get the best out of teenagers Jadon Sancho and Callum Hudson-Odoi.The 18-year-olds impressed in Friday's 5-0 European Championship qualifying win over the Czech Republic.Ferguson handled young players at Manchester United with care, limiting their game time and public exposure. "I always think of Sir Alex with Ryan Giggs," said Southgate."He did that so well and they had sustained success because of that."I think that comes into everything: how much we expose them to the public, how much we put them into commercial situations."We've got to be thinking about all of that all of the time becau...
Wales squad: Gareth Bale called up by Ryan Giggs despite suffering injury while playing for Real Madrid

Wales squad: Gareth Bale called up by Ryan Giggs despite suffering injury while playing for Real Madrid

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confirmed Bale is expected to be fit for Wales' first Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on March 24 Ryan Giggs has included Gareth Bale in Wales’ squad for their opening Euro 2020 qualifier despite him currently being sidelined through injury. Bale, the Real Madrid forward, turned his ankle in the closing moments of the club’s Champions League defeat to Ajax and sat out their 4-1 LaLiga defeat of Valladolid on Sunday. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 CARFAN CYMRU Here's Ryan Giggs' squad to face 🇹🇹 & 🇸🇰#TheRedWall pic.twitter.com/xbCYOg9zT2 — Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 (@Cymru) March 12, 2019 Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks i...
Jadon Sancho and Gareth Bale to Manchester United? ‘Sign them BOTH!’ Rio Ferdinand tells talkSPORT

Jadon Sancho and Gareth Bale to Manchester United? ‘Sign them BOTH!’ Rio Ferdinand tells talkSPORT

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Rio Ferdinand believes Manchester United can ‘afford’ to complete the sensational double signing of Jadon Sancho AND Gareth Bale in the summer. Both wingers have been linked with moves to Old Trafford in recent months. After his brilliant breakthrough in Germany with Borussia Dortmund, Sancho has been tipped to return to his homeland and become the first £100million Englishman, with United reportedly leading the chase. Jadon Sancho has nine goals and 14 assists for Dortmund this season Meanwhile, Bale has also been linked with a move back to the Premier League after falling out of favour with Real Madrid fans, who booed the Welsh superstar during Saturday’s 1-0 El Clasico defeat to Barcelona. Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, has hi...