Gareth Bale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Real Madrid star Gareth Bale expected to be fit for Liverpool clash

    The Express "Wales star Bale has missed Real’s last three games including the crushing 3-0 win at Anfield as well as the El Clasico victory over La Liga rivals Barcelona. The 25-year-old will sit out the Copa Del Rey tie against Cornella and Saturday’s league clash away at Granada. But Carlo Ancelotti..." October 29

  • Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale set to miss El Clasico clash with injury

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Gareth Bale will miss this weekend's El Clasico match as well as Wednesday's Champions League clash with Liverpool. The Wales international had already been ruled out of the Anfield game with an abdominal injury and ahead of that match the Italian..." October 22

  • Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale a major doubt for Liverpool and Barcelona

    The Guardian "The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is battling for fitness ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League match at Liverpool after the club announced he is suffering from a buttock muscle injury. The 25-year-old was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Primera Division win over Levante on his return from..." October 20

  • Man Utd to launch world-record bid for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

    The Express "The Red Devils had been hoping to strike a deal for the Old Trafford favourite, but Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is adamant his client will be staying at the Santiago Bernabeu and has no desire to return to England. And according to the Daily Star, Louis Van Gaal will now instead focus on..." October 10

  • Gareth Bale desperately hoping Real Madrid hold on to Cristiano Ronaldo

    Sky Sports "Gareth Bale admits he does not want to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid for a second spell in English football. Portuguese star Ronaldo maintained his incredible scoring burst on Sunday night with his 22nd La Liga hat-trick - equalling the record of Real icon Alfredo Di Stefano and..." October 07

  • Bale: I could return to Spurs one day

    BT Sport "Gareth Bale has offered a glimmer of hope to Tottenham fans, by suggesting he may one day return to White Hart Lane. In an exclusive interview with BT Sport’s Jake Humphrey, Real Madrid’s world-record signing said he hoped Spurs supporters could understand why he chose to leave. “The fans..." September 18

  • Gareth Bale stars in video teaser for Real Madrid kit launch... which hints at new pink shirt for Galacticos

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale is the star player in a new video teaser Real Madrid have released ahead of their new kit launch on Monday. The Welshman is the sole Galactico to feature in the video, which gives a strong hint that they will wear a new pink third kit next season. Bale blasts a trademark free..." May 30

  • Cristiano Ronaldo trains, but Gareth Bale has the flu

    SB Nation "Real Madrid could have Ronaldo back for Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg, but Gareth Bale's status is now in doubt. It was a good news, bad news kind of day for Real Madrid on Monday. The good news is after missing the last four matches with knee and thigh problems, Cristiano..." April 21

  • Gareth Bale may be allowed to miss some Wales games as Chris Coleman plans agreement with Real Madrid

    The Telegraph "Chris Coleman concedes that Wales will have to thrash out an agreement with Real Madrid over the availability of Gareth Bale for future friendlies. The world’s most expensive footballer completed the whole 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Finland in Cardiff on Saturday night. It was Bale’s..." November 18

  • United keeping close tabs on Gareth Bale’s difficult start at Real Madrid

    Metro "Manchester United are keeping a close eye on how Gareth Bale adapts to life at Real Madrid with view to a shock move for the Welshman next year. The Premier League champions were interested in buying Bale in the summer but were left powerless to compete with the £85million world record fee..." October 28

  • United WERE the side that offered £100m for Gareth Bale, says Fabio Capello

    The Express "Fabio Capello has revealed that Manchester United were the club that bid as much as €120m (£100m) to prevent Real Madrid signing Gareth Bale from Tottenham. Bale eventually joined Real for a world-record fee of £85m (€100m) but it seems that United were willing to offer significantly more than..." October 23

  • Bale isn’t happy with how his fitness was portrayed

    Pro Soccer Talk "Gareth Bale otherwise known as the most expensive player in the world is a bit put off by how the media portrayed his recent injury struggles. Despite missing four full matches due to injury since his switch to La Liga and playing just 120 minutes total Bale says rumors of his demise have been..." October 20

  • Bale needs time to justify price tag at Real Madrid, insists Gary Lineker

    Daily Mirror "England legend Gary Lineker insists the world’s most expensive player Gareth Bale will be a huge success at Real Madrid once his fitness and language skills improve. Bale won a last minute penalty converted by Cristiano Ronaldo after coming on as a 76th minute substitute for Real in their 2-0..." October 20

  • Ancelotti confirms Bale to return for Real

    ESPN UK "Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale does not have a serious problem with his back and is set to play a part in Saturday's La Liga game against Malaga at the Bernabeu. While Bale remains less than 100% fit following his lack of a full pre-season last summer he returned to full..." October 18

  • Gareth Bale expected to return to La Liga action Saturday vs. Malaga

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale looks set to return to La Liga action against Malaga on Saturday in preparation for Real Madrid's Champions League match with Juventus next week. Bale has made just one start since his £86million move from Tottenham in the summer but Real president Florentino Perez denied his record..." October 16

  • Real have 'committed error' signing injury-prone Bale says top Spanish doctor

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid may have 'committed an error' in signing Gareth Bale for a world record fee of £86million from Spurs according to a leading Spanish doctor. While Real deny the Wales international needs surgery for a back problem the club admitted Bale 'has a small chronic disc protrusion which is..." October 13

  • Real Madrid deny reports that Gareth Bale has a slipped disc

    Pro Soccer Talk "Spanish newspaper Marca have claimed that an MRI taken on September 2nd revealed that Gareth Bale was suffering from a slipped disc in his back. The newspaper also reported that the former Tottenham Hotspur player might require surgery to correct the problem. However Real Madrid have denied the..." October 12

  • Real Madrid play down Bale injury concerns

    Goal.com "Los Blancos have been quick to dismiss a report published by Marca which claimed the winger's injury was serious and insist his "small chronic disc bulge" is a manageable problem Real Madrid have released an official statement confirming that the extent of Gareth Bale's recent injury is not as..." October 12

  • Bale will prove his worth, vows Zidane as £86m man struggles with injuries at Real

    Daily Mail "Zinedine Zidane has defended Real Madrid’s use of world-record signing Gareth Bale. The £86million man - signed on September 1 - appeared just three times in the white of the Spanish giants before succumbing to injury. Bale was this week forced to withdraw from the Wales squad ahead of their..." October 11

  • Toshack: "Bale isn't far from Ronaldo and Messi's level"

    Marca.com "John Benjamin Toshack spoke to radio station 'La Xarxa' about compatriot Gareth Bale. The Wales coach had nothing but praise for the Real Madrid player: "I don’t want to go into the ins and outs of what he is worth but what I do know is that Bale is not very far from Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi’s..." October 10

  • Real Madrid's Gareth Bale set to miss three weeks

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale is set to miss the next three weeks in a bid to be fit for the season's first Clasico. The Welshman has started just one of the five games Real Madrid have played since his arrival and been on the pitch for just 132 minutes in total. He is still waiting to start his first home..." October 03

  • Gareth Bale fit for Madrid derby, Real Madrid need him to deliver

    Pro Soccer Talk "Reports from Madrid on Friday suggest that Gareth Bale will return from a thigh strain to play in his first Madrid derby against Real’s noisy neighbors Atletico on Saturday night. And Los Galacticos certainly need their most expensive signing to shine on the big stage on his home debut at the..." September 27

  • United made £100m Gareth Bale bid to try to stop transfer to Real

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United made a sensational world-record £100million bid to hijack Gareth Bale’s move from Spurs to Real Madrid. Mirror Sport can reveal Welsh flier Bale even flew back from Spain to hold talks with United officials who were desperate to help new boss David Moyes make a blue-chip..." September 25

  • Player security review after Gareth Bale incident with fans

    BBC "Security around the Wales team is to be reviewed after opposition fans ran onto the pitch and approached Gareth Bale at their World Cup qualifier in Macedonia. It happened as the world's most expensive player who did not play in the 2-1 defeat warmed up at half-time. The Football Association..." September 07

  • Politicians suspect Bale’s transfer from Tottenham to Real Madrid could be illegal

    fanatix.com "Los Blancos are accused of funding the transfer with money from the EU. A chain of events has aroused suspicion that Real Madrid’s world record £85.3m purchase of Tottenham Hotspur’s Gareth Bale is in fact illegal reports Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet. Belgian EU politician Jan Eppink wants..." September 06

  • Real Madrid confirm signing of Gareth Bale in reported €100m deal

    The Guardian "Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Gareth Bale with the fee thought to be a world record figure of €100m (£86m) which would surpass the £80m fee that Real Madrid paid for Cristiano Ronaldo back in 2009. Bale has signed a six-year deal thought to be worth in excess of £300000 per week and..." September 01

  • Gareth Bale agrees to personal terms with Real Madrid

    The Sports Review "Gareth Bale has reportedly agreed personal terms with Real Madrid leading to speculation the world could finally see an end to the protracted transfer saga. Bale’s lawyers met Real Madrid representatives on Friday to thrash out personal terms for the player. The 24-year-old star is expected to..." August 30

  • Bale's lawyers in Spain to finalise Real Madrid deal

    Goal.com "Gareth Bale's proposed world-record transfer from Tottenham to Real Madrid is inching towards completion with Welshman's lawyers having arrived in the Spanish capital to put the finishing touches to the deal. Bale's lawyers Inigo Landa and Melvyn Grantz met Blancos representatives on Friday to..." August 30

  • Real Madrid blame Spurs for Bale delay

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid has laid the blame with Tottenham for holding up the transfer of Gareth Bale. The 24-year-old has rarely been out of the headlines throughout the summer over a possible move to the Spanish giants for a world-record £86m fee. Bale has failed to report for three days of training..." August 30

  • Tottenham consider fining Real Madrid target Gareth Bale

    BBC "Tottenham may fine Real Madrid target Gareth Bale after he failed to show up to training for a second day manager Andre Villas-Boas has said. Spanish giants Real have made a world record £86m bid for the forward. Bale 24 was due back at training on Tuesday after a break in..." August 28

  • Transfer record smashed as Real Madrid land Bale with £86MILLION swoop

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale is free to join Real Madrid after Tottenham agreed a world record £86million deal with the Spanish giants on Sunday night. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy signed off the staggering move for the PFA Player of the Year following talks with directors in the boardroom at White Hart Lane...." August 26

  • Bale fee shows a lack of respect for world we live in, says Martino

    Goal.com "Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has hit out at Real Madrid over the reported €100 million transfer fee they are set to pay Tottenham Hotspur for Gareth Bale. The Santiago Bernabeu side are expected to complete the signing of the Welshman for a world record fee imminently and Martino feels..." August 24

  • Gareth Bale will finally join Real Madrid on Friday

    Daily Star "Gareth Bale will FINALLY complete his long-awaited move from Tottenham to Real Madrid in the next 24 hours. The deal has been agreed between the two clubs and Bale's world record £93m move will be confirmed tomorrow. Tottenham technical director Franco Baldini is currently in Spain..." August 22

  • Real Madrid want Gareth Bale to debut on September 1st

    The Telegraph "President Florentino Pérez sees Bale as the man to help promote the club in Asia and the Far East and coinciding his debut with Real Madrid’s first global audience-friendly time slot is seen as the perfect way to launch the club’s new image outside of Spain. Pérez must now hope that Daniel..." August 22

  • Real Madrid set to finally sign Gareth Bale

    Metro "Real Madrid are close to finally landing Gareth Bale from Tottenham after making an improved £93million plus Fabio Coentrao offer. Madrid who have been pursuing Bale all summer have already seen a world record £85million bid rejected for the Welshman. However despite manager Carlo Ancelotti..." August 21

  • Real Madrid leave no.11 shirt free for Gareth Bale

    The Express "Real Madrid have dropped another hint that they expect Gareth Bale to join them this summer by leaving the club's number 11 shirt free for the Welshman should he arrive from Tottenham. The number 11 shirt was worn by Ricardo Cavalho last season but he has since departed for French moneybags..." August 18

  • Tottenham target Lamela, Eriksen and Willian in bid to keep Bale

    The Express "Daniel Levy will make his pitch to persuade Gareth Bale to stay at Tottenham in the next 24 hours by telling him big names are coming. Tottenham majority shareholder Joe Lewis will allow Levy to carry on spending this summer on at least three big signings with Spurs having already splashed out..." August 15

  • Gareth Bale is not in my plans, insists Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti as interest in Spurs forward cools

    The Telegraph "Ancelotti’s comments which are understood to have been made in a meeting with Pérez at the end of the club’s US tour follow Cristiano Ronaldo’s refusal to publicly endorse the signing last week and a change in public opinion in Madrid. Real's position could prompt Manchester United to formalise..." August 13

  • Manchester United are ready to enter race for Gareth Bale

    The Independent "Manchester United may offer competition to Real Madrid in the pursuit of Gareth Bale this week with Tottenham Hotspur seemingly more receptive to the English champions having become deeply frustrated by negotiations with the Spanish side. United have not made a firm offer for Bale and as the..." August 12

  • Tottenham admits Gareth Bale on his way out

    Daily Star "The Spurs star scotched speculation that he might refuse to train yesterday by showing up as planned at the club’s Enfield HQ. However Bale – who was the subject of a death threat from an anonymous caller to the club’s training ground on Sunday – still wants to join Real Madrid. And..." August 07

  • Tottenham insist striker Morata must be included in £87m deal for Bale

    The Independent "Negotiations between Tottenham and Real Madrid over the sale of Gareth Bale have been stepped up in the past 24 hours but with Spurs insisting on the inclusion of Spain’s Under-21 international Alvaro Morata in the proposed £87m transfer. Daniel Levy the Tottenham chairman has made it clear..." August 07

  • Mourinho: I tried to persuade Real Madrid to sign Gareth Bale last year

    Sky Sports "Jose Mourinho has revealed that he tried to persuade Real Madrid to sign Gareth Bale last year. The Chelsea believes the Spanish giants will have gotten themselves a "fantastic player" if the Tottenham star's proposed move to the Bernabeu goes ahead. However Mourinho also warned Bale of the..." August 03

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    Real Madrid believe they have finally persuaded Tottenham to sell Gareth Bale for a world-record £87m. (Source: Daily Mail)

  • Bale Desperate For Madrid Move, Reveals Harry Redknapp

    Sportsvibe "Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says that Gareth Bale will leave the club this summer to join Real Madrid. Redknapp was a key influence on the way Bale transformed himself from a Spurs misfit to one of the hottest talents in the world of football. It is widely thought that Madrid made..." August 02

  • Real Madrid 'agree €120m Bale deal'

    Sports Direct News "Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly agreed to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid for a world record €120 million (£104.5m). According to Spanish newspaper AS the two clubs have verbally agreed the deal after a series of “intense negotiations”. However they also claim Madrid are yet to agree a..." August 01

  • Carlo Ancelotti confirms Real Madrid in talks to sign Gareth Bale

    The Express "Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that the Spanish giants are in talks with Tottenham to sign Gareth Bale. Real are pushing to bring Bale to the Bernabeu this summer with an £85million bid lodged to Spurs. Such an offer would break the world transfer record - set at at the £80m..." August 01

  • Tottenham chairman Levy values Gareth Bale at a "staggering" £125m

    The Sun "Daniel Levy will reject Real Madrid’s offer of cash plus players for Gareth Bale as he becomes increasingly angry with the Spanish giants. The Spurs supremo does not want to do business that involves any Real players as makeweights and is determined to hang out for cash with his latest..." July 31

  • Zidane urges Bale to grab 'once-in-a-lifetime chance'

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale's future is in turmoil after it emerged the forward is reluctant to risk his relationship with Tottenham fans by handing in a transfer request. Bale has his heart set on a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid and told chairman Daniel Levy he wants to leave during crisis talks in Hong..." July 31

  • Real Madrid bid £85m for Tottenham's Gareth Bale

    Sky Sports "Real Madrid have made a world record bid of over £85m to Tottenham for Gareth Bale Sky Sports understands. Real's offer has been on the table for over a week and Bale is becoming more and more frustrated with the situation. The bid does not include any Real Madrid players moving to Spurs as..." July 30

  • Real Madrid plot £85m Bale transfer after Tottenham reportedly reject £81m

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will pay a world record £85million to land Gareth Bale this summer. And friends of the Welshman now believe his future lies at the Bernabeu. Sources in Spain claim that Real had an ­astonishing £81m bid for Bale rejected. But Real are refusing to give up in their ­pursuit of..." July 28

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