Why Anthony Martial could be the key in United’s pursuit of Bale

Why Anthony Martial could be the key in United’s pursuit of Bale

Manchester United could demand close to £100m for Anthony Martial this summer. The Frenchman is expected to leave Old Trafford after a frustrating season under Jose Mourinho. United are interested in Gareth Bale, but that deal may depend on them offloading Martial,…

Gareth Bale's heroics in Champions League final a true middle finger to Zinedine Zidane – but he must not return to the Premier League

Gareth Bale's heroics in Champions League final a true middle finger to Zinedine Zidane – but he must not return to the Premier League

If ever there was a case of a player raising his middle finger to the boss in truly glorious style, this was it. Maybe Zinedine Zidane was too embarrassed to say anything, knowing it was a calamitous mistake to start the Welshman…

Real Madrid vs Liverpool team news: Gareth Bale will not start for Zinedine Zidane's side in Champions League final

Real Madrid vs Liverpool team news: Gareth Bale will not start for Zinedine Zidane's side in Champions League final

The Real Madrid star was hoping to start after scoring four goals in five games, but instead Karim Benzema and Isco will play next to Cristiano Ronaldo. Instead he will be on Zinedine Zidane’s bench for the clash at the NSC Olimpiyskiy…

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale should start Champions League final… he's the greatest British player in 30 years and would walk into Liverpool's team

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale should start Champions League final… he's the greatest British player in 30 years and would walk into Liverpool's team

Bale is the greatest British footballer of the past 30 years. Hands down. No contest. Should Real Madrid defeat Liverpool in Kiev, Bale will earn a fourth European Cup in five seasons. He is also one of only two British players to…

Real Madrid player ratings from draw with Atheltic Bilbao

Real Madrid player ratings from draw with Atheltic Bilbao

Real Madrid snatched a point at the Staniago Bernabeu as Inaki Williams’ goal was cancelled out by a late Cristiano Ronaldo flick. Madrid looked like threatening for much of the game but were behind on 14-minutes when Williams lifted a gorgeous dink…

Malaga 1 Real Madrid 2: Isco and Casemiro strike as Los Blancos triumph without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale

Malaga 1 Real Madrid 2: Isco and Casemiro strike as Los Blancos triumph without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale

Isco and Casemiro found the net for Zinedine Zidane's side, who lined up without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Benzema came close to breaking the deadlock after just 14 minutes, but his strike flew over the woodwork. After an impressive start, Madrid's…

Manchester United target Gareth Bale 'unhappy' at being substituted against Juventus as relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits new low

Manchester United target Gareth Bale 'unhappy' at being substituted against Juventus as relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits new low

With Real Madrid trailing 2-0 at home in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, Zinedine Zidane took the Welshman off  at the interval. The relationship between the pair has been rocky for the majority of the campaign as Bale, 28, has been…

Gareth Bale's relationship with Zinedine Zidane hits new low… but he expects to stay at Real Madrid next season

Gareth Bale's relationship with Zinedine Zidane hits new low… but he expects to stay at Real Madrid next season

The struggling Welsh star was hauled off at half-time against Juventus on Wednesday as manager Zidane reacted to his side going 2-0 down in an epic Euro clash before Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp penalty saved them. Bale, 28, was also booed by home…

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale hauled off at half-time by Zinedine Zidane with Los Blancos losing to Juventus

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale hauled off at half-time by Zinedine Zidane with Los Blancos losing to Juventus

With Los Blancos trailing 2-0 to the Old Lady during their Champions League quarter-final second leg, Zidane didn't hesitate to take the 28-year-old off. Marco Asensio replaced the former Tottenham ace for the start of the second half, while Casemiro was taken…

Gareth Bale staying at Real Madrid as Manchester United target's agent rules out summer move back to Premier League

Gareth Bale staying at Real Madrid as Manchester United target's agent rules out summer move back to Premier League

Bale, 28, has been plagued by injury since his £86million move from Tottenham in 2013. He’s made 31 appearances in all competitions this season, but many of them have been from the bench. Bale has often been left out of the bigger…