Gareth Bale continued his swift change in fortunes at Real Madrid by starting his side’s first game of the season at Celta Vigo – and inspiring Zinedine Zidane’s men to a 3-1 win.
Zinedine Zidane insists he is “optimistic” about Real Madrid’s prospects this season and has appealed to fans to get behind the club.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is ready to put his faith in Gareth Bale as he looks set to stay at the Bernabeu.
The new LaLiga season begins this weekend. Here, PA picks out five players to watch in the Spanish top flight over the coming year.
What the papers say Alexis Sanchez is refusing to leave Manchester United, despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatening to drop him to the reserves if he stays, and Roma are now looking at other targets, The Sun reports.
Paul Pogba has admitted he is still unsure about his future after appearing in Manchester United’s crushing opening-day win against Chelsea.
Gareth Bale has been recalled to the Real Madrid squad for their final pre-season friendly against Roma on Sunday night.
Neymar transfer talks are “more advanced than before”, according to Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo.
Gareth Bale has been left out of the Real Madrid squad for their pre-season friendly with RB Salzburg.
Gareth Bale trained with his Real Madrid team-mates on Thursday after missing the club’s pre-season trip to Germany.
Zinedine Zidane has reminded Gareth Bale of his responsibilities after the Wales striker was apparently pictured playing golf during Real Madrid’s Audi Cup game with Tottenham.
Mauricio Pochettino has repeated his claim that he has no influence on Tottenham’s transfer activity in the wake of his side’s Audi Cup win over Real Madrid in Munich.
Harry Kane’s first-half strike proved enough as Tottenham claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Real Madrid in their pre-season Audi Cup meeting in Munich.
Gareth Bale has not travelled with Real Madrid to a pre-season tournament in Germany after his proposed move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning fell through.
Gareth Bale’s proposed move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning has fallen through and the Wales international is set to remain at Real Madrid.
Wolves have signed Real Madrid defender Jesus Vallejo on a season-long loan.
Zinedine Zidane admitted he was “hurt” after Real Madrid lost a chaotic pre-season friendly 7-3 to city rivals Atletico.
Gareth Bale is close to leaving Real Madrid for Chinese club Jiangsu Suning, according to reports.
Arsenal completed a long-awaited double signing on Thursday as they beat rival clubs to capture both Dani Ceballos and William Saliba.
New Arsenal signing Dani Ceballos revealed the prospect of working under Unai Emery was the “turning point” in his decision to join on a season-long loan from Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane praised Gareth Bale for a “good performance” after the Welshman played a pivotal role in Real Madrid’s 3-2 penalty shootout win against Arsenal.
Gareth Bale scored as Real Madrid took a dramatic 3-2 win on penalties against Arsenal in their International Champions Cup clash.
Gareth Bale remains “one of the best players on the planet” and will not be leaving Real Madrid on a “makeshift” deal, according to his agent.
What the papers say Gareth Bale will get a minimum £20million welcome bonus if he opts to move to the Chinese Super League, the Daily Mail reports. A number of clubs would be willing to at least match his current wages and offer an unprecedented bonus structure, the paper claims.
An 18-year-old debutant scored a stunning free-kick in his first appearance for Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale appears to be on the verge of leaving Real Madrid after coach Zinedine Zidane revealed the Spanish giants are in talks with an unnamed club about a transfer.
What the papers say Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes has reportedly been “seduced” by Manchester United after the club offered him between £4.5million and £5.3million-a-season in wages. The Daily Mirror says reports in a Portuguese newspaper indicate the midfielder is putting pressure on Sporting to come to a deal with the Red Devils. The two clubs are still a way off agreeing on a figure, the paper adds.
What the papers say A potential transfer for Leicester City’s Harry Maguire makes headlines in Wednesday’s papers. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but according to the Daily Telegraph will have to pay more than £90million and make him the most expensive defender of all time to land him. The centre-back has made it clear he wants to leave Leicester, The Sun says, while the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have also launched a £50million bid for his signature.
Football’s anti-racism charity Kick It Out has commissioned a new play about the life of Laurie Cunningham, the former West Brom, Real Madrid and England winger who inspired a generation of black players.
What the papers say Arsenal could be facing competition in their pursuit for Kieran Tierney, the Mail reports. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti is said to be a long-term admirer of the Celtic left-back and could threaten the Gunners’ £15million bid, the paper says.