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7 Madrid stars want Bale benched for UCL final

Champions League By: Olakunle Brown | 19/05/2017

It’s looking like the end of Gareth Bale’s career with Real Madrid at the moment as much as seven key players are conspiring against the Walsh man’s potential involvement in the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff next month.

The former Tottenham Hotspur star who has been linked with a move to Manchester United have not played a lot this season majorly due to injury but without him, the Los Blancos are on the verge of winning the La Liga and Champions League if they can overcome Juventus in the final.

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A report from Diario Gol informs that Bale is a favourite of manager, Zinedine Zidane but in his absence Isco has shone brilliantly and the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Casemiro, and youngster Marco Asensio wants the Spaniard to continue at the expensive of the €100m man.

However, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are reportedly in favour of Bale’s recall if he is fit enough for the game because his pace and power helps the team especially during difficult moments during a match.   

Bale played a major role to help Real Madrid win the La Decima when he scored a decisive goal in extra-time in the 2014 final against Atletico Madrid but winning the Champions League in front of home fans in Cardiff will be overwhelming especially if he gets to play.