Reserve forward Mariano was left out after contracting the coronavirus recently. Not many thought that he would come to mid-table team like Everton, but Carlo Ancelotti was the deciding factor there. MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 24: (L-R) Gareth Bale of Real Madrid, James Rodriguez of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander match between Real Madrid v Real Valladolid at the Santiago Bernabeu on August 24, 2019 in Madrid Spain (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images). His poor injury record has not helped his cause while his agent says he will not leave the club despite falling down the pecking order in Zinedine Zidane's team. You can unsubscribe at any time. Rodriguez has never had the support of Zinedine Zidane while playing for Real Madrid. Bales problems go beyond this season, however. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER. Maybe one day we can make amends Logan Paul hints at building connection with Rey Mysterio. After sitting on the bench and displaying his antics by making binoculars out of cups and dozing off in the stands, Bale has reached a point of no return. In Bale's case, where he is on loan until the end of the season, Spurs are now considering whether they will even sign him on a permanent deal this summer. Bale, who has scored over 100 goals for the Spanish side since his record-breaking move in 2013, has endured his worst season at the club with only three goals in all competitions. Then, it was Gareth Bale who asked Zidane not to name him for the second leg of the round of 16 against Manchester City.

Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez ended their respective Real Madrid nightmares in the summer, making their much desired moves to the Premier League. The Wales star has made just 11 La Liga starts this term, scoring twice. The Welshman moved back to his beloved Spurs on loan while the Colombian secured a transfer to Everton where he was reunited with former Los Blancos and Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti. We hope he leaves soon, it would be best for everyone. And, according to Spanish publication Marca, the key names on the list were Bale and Rodriguez - both outcasts at Madrid. He doesnt want to leave the club but will also not bat an eye if Zidane decides to axe him from the squad. Man City complete deal for Ake - What did you miss? Although Cristiano left, Bale has not transformed into the sort of leader everyone envisioned him becoming. Everton transfer news: Carlo Ancelotti has identified Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez as targets, What Arsenal and Everton were told about Jonathan David transfer, Chelsea begin Coutinho talks, Man Utd's Kane chances, Everton eye duo, Everton transfer news: Carlo Ancelotti is eyeing some big deals, Everton transfer news: Gareth Bale and Carlo Ancelotti worked together at Real Madrid, Arsenal face Everton, Wolves threat for 71m James Rodriguez transfer. In 2017 he was shipped off to Bayern Munich in a two season transfer deal.

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Real Madrid: 5 unrealistic transfer targets for summer 2020 window. James, meanwhile, has barely featured this season, making just seven La Liga appearances, and is also set to be shown the exit door. And now reports in Spain have been published slamming the players despite their departures from the club, in a bizarre back-patting gesture to Madrid for finally cutting their losses. But, I am not criticizing him. Rodriguez quickly became accustomed the demands of the Premier League and played the football that he is meant to play. Pep Guardiola says Man City will take a specific approach to training for their clash with Real Madrid. Bale has started just once in the Premier League, and featured just four times in total, scoring one goal - a winner in a 2-1 home victory over Brighton. Asking your manager not to include you for any matchday squad is the lowest point the player-manager relationship can hit. Madrid are keen to bankroll future deals by selling Bale and Rodriguez while Ramsey has struggled in Italy. At present Bale occupies a huge slice of the Spurs wage bill - with the club willing to foot half of his weekly income - despite him hardly featuring. More info. Real skipper Sergio Ramos is ineligible after he was sent off in the 2-1 loss in the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu but the club confirmed the defender would still travel with the squad. The content on this site is for entertainment and educational purposes only. Bale, 31, last played for Real in June when they beat Mallorca 2-0 and did not feature in their final seven league matches as they pipped Barcelona to the La Liga title while he watched on from the bench. The Italian has already made an impact at the club but is identifying players who could take Everton to the next level. Watching Gareth play is like watching a silent and emotionless movie. 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Reports have suggested that the Chinese club were unwilling to pay a transfer fee. Gareth Bale of Real Madrid (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images). The arrival of such a big name at Goodison Park instantly filled Everton supporters with joy, and that has been coupled with fine performances that have made him an instant fans' favourite. Then he barely got playing time in the 2019/20 season. Farm Heroes Saga, the #4 Game on iTunes. His last appearance for the club was on June 21. I will be focusing on their situations in detail in this column, breaking down where these players have gone wrong, what they could have done differently, why Zidane doesnt have room for them in his plans, and what should be done to resolve their seemingly unsolvable situations.

FIFA 23 System Requirements for PC: Official specs! President FlorentinoPrez did say that Gareth Bales signing was a stimulus to missing out on Neymar, who signed for Barcelona the same summer. While it did start well for both of them, the ending couldnt have been bitterer. Both players are on huge wages with Bales salary thought to be around 600,000 a week. The comments below have not been moderated. Todos los derechos reservados. Ten Hag talks to ESPN about a new era, Ronaldo and more, 'Welcome to Wrexham' trailer breakdown: From connection to American owners to club's ambitions, Barca club store couldn't sell Lewandowski jerseys because it ran out of 'W's, Arsenal's Xhaka sets a few more things straight in ESPN interview, Why Chelsea's move to sign Koulibaly could get them back in title race, Goalkeeper awards 2021-22: Best shot-stopper, most improved, breakout star and more, Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only), What did you miss? Now they can recapture the form they once showed and play some actual football. Gareth Bale ruled out for a few weeks with calf issue as Finding a new home for Gareth Bale - at Tottenham or not - Diego Costa will be remembered for his 27 goals in Atletico Real Madrid 'fear 650,000-a-week Gareth Bale will be SENT Peaty: Losing titles without a fight has 'given me new lease of life', Awkward moment Gareth Bale is handed a Real Madrid shirt to sign, Millie Beat hails England's extra-time quarter-final comeback victory, Behind the scenes of an explosive Arsenal season in 'All or Nothing', England's Leah Williamson: 'We're confident and in good form', van de Beek praises Maguire's 'big personality' to shake off boos, Fury claims he will come out of retirement to fight AJ for free, Tributes flow in for Germany and Hamburg football legend Uwe Seeler, Akira Ioane and rugby legend Justin Marshal have a heated clash, Lewandowski: 'It was very hard work to join Barcelona! Though there has been the emergence of Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Juventus as final destinations, for the major part of two decades the Spanish giants dominated. Whenever fit, James is usually the first name on the team sheet for Everton, playing 12 games and scoring three goals as well as providing three assists. Both of them were outcasts by the time they left Real Madrid for greener pastures. At 31, he still has a lot to offer. According to Spanish outlet AS the likes of Lucas Vazquez, Mariano Diaz, Alvaro Odriozola and Nacho Fernandez could also be up for sale this summer, but Bale and James are likely to be of more interest to Premier League clubs such as Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton. !: Joyous Nestor Cortes popped the question after All-Star game to girlfriend Alondra Russy, Watch: Clayton Kershaw and Freddie Freemans lads share a delightful moment, picture goes viral, WATCH! But his recent drop off, predominantly due to injury, was then given heavy focus with the publication seemingly desperate to stack up evidence to prove Zidane correct. Man United's Maguire is Ten Hag's first choice, but can he earn redemption in 2022-23? As things stand, Gareth Bale seems to be content at staying in Madrid for the remainder of his contract (which expires in 2022). A number of Premier League clubs are likely to consider moves for Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez this summer, with the La Liga giants keen to sell the two players as well as a whole host of others.

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This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. A loan deal with Madrid paying the majority would appear to be the only way Everton could get something together but even that would fraught with complications. Zidane made no secret of his desire to move both stars on from the Bernabeu, given their limited playing time and eye-watering salaries. First, JamesRodrguez requested Zidane not to include him in the final few matchday squads in La Liga because of not getting any opportunities. That goal is still fresh in the minds of every Madridista an extraordinary and vital goal, considering the premise and the context (El Clasico), that is engraved on our hearts forever. He went on a marauding run that saw him out-muscle and outpace Barcelonas Marc Bartra to make it 2-1 to Real Madrid. I just dont think youre ever Seth Rollins speaks on the possibility of the reunion of The Shield. We are working on his transfer to a new team.,were the words of Zidane during the 2019-20 pre-season after reporters asked why Gareth Bale was dropped from the squad. A comment piece published on Wednesday morning in Marca again brought both James and Bale under the spotlight, despite the duo no longer playing their football in the Spanish capital. All advice, including picks and predictions, is based on individual commentators opinions and not that of Minute Media or its related brands. 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Evertons record signings include Gylfi Sigurdsson and Richarlison, but they would have to break the bank to get either of the Madrid players. The Colombia ace has been in limbo for a number of years now and will look for a permanent move this summer. Bale, although adored by the Spurs fans from his first spell with the club, does not have the same impact this time around, with most Tottenham supporters not particularly bothered if he does not start given his lack of consistency. Rodriguez seems to have all the talent in the world but is a very sensitive player. It left millions of fans shocked when Everton completed the signing of James Rodriguez. Cristianos departure was finally unleashing the leader that many had expected the Welshman to become. Unidad Editorial Informacin Deportiva, S.L.U. Just what went wrong with the two and why are they better off elsewhere? It was confirmed this week that Bale is set to miss 'the next few weeks'following the flare up of a calf issue, sustained playing in the Carabao Cup against Stoke. FirstSportz is the First Stop for all sports fanatics like you and us. The club didnt make any signings in January despite the appointment of Ancelotti just before its opening, but are expected to be busy during the summer. Bale, on the other hand, has only played regularly in the Europa League against teams of a far lower level than the Premier League. Play it now. Both of them delivered in their initial seasons, but faded after it. Gareth Bale had a slew of injuries, which club captain Sergio Ramos explained was down to his playing style. If he can avoid any more injuries, Bale can prove to the world why he is one of the most dangerous player to have played this game. UEFA rules could see clubs forfeit UCL ties Build your customFanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis onReal Madrid and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. In a recent training video released by Spurs, the Portuguese coach is heard yelling at the Welshman, asking him if he wanted to return to Madrid where he would not play. You have come to the all new Global edition, for other ESPN editions, click here. Published: 04:22 EDT, 30 December 2020 | Updated: 05:44 EDT, 30 December 2020, James Rodriguezand Gareth Bale have faced a fresh attack from the Spanish press after claims that the pair's recent Premier League struggles have proved Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane right for moving them on. But he has undoubtedly tarnished his reputation after a highly problematic 2019-20 season. In a win-win move for everyone, Real Madrid shifted Bale to Tottenham on a season-long loan. Patriots' Julian Edelman: Cam Newton Is 'Definitely a Former MVP for a Reason', Real Madrid: Assuming Kylian Mbappe will sign is a dangerous game. Rodriguez meanwhile returned from a loan spell at Bayern Munich and has made just four La Liga starts. It can be said that Real Madrid or more particularly Zinedine Zidane didnt suit the duo. Colombian midfielder Rodrguez also won't make the trip. He is currently recovering from an injury and will soon return to play. On the other hand, you have players like Mariano Daz who leave every ounce of their body on the field to impress the coach and have an impact on the game. - Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) And Everton will hope they can offer both players an option in England, however things would get complicated with the finances. And while ambitious on Evertons part all three players face uncertain futures at their clubs. He needs the care and nurture a parent gives to a child from his manager. The 31-year-old missed a 1-1 stalemate with Wolves as a result, as Spurs failed to make up ground at the summit of the Premier League. Under Ancelloti, Rodriguez has a free attacking role with less obligation to defend. M&Ms Fan Appreciation 400 NASCAR Pocono Raceway cup race schedule when and where to watch? Real Madrid blocked Bales transfer to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning in a deal that would make the winger worlds highest-paid footballer. The Welshman has a contract until 2022 and was set to make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League last year before the transfer was scuttled when Real made a last-minute decision to insist on a transfer fee rather than terminate his contract. It is further claimed that James was 'inspiring a crowd that now doubts his contribution' at Goodison Park. Bale, on the other hand, may be more difficult to shift, with the former Spurs man recently suggesting he was happy to see out his current lucrative contract, which doesn't expire until 2022. 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