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Champions League Talk:
Despite warnings from Wales manager Chris Coleman that Gareth Bale is not fit to play 90 minutes of a soccer match, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti confirmed today that Bale will play in tomorrow‚Äôs match between Real Madrid and Villarreal.
For viewers in the United States, the match will be shown live on beIN SPORT beginning at 3:55pm ET on Saturday.
While there‚Äôs no guarantee that Bale will start, and he may come on as a substitute instead, the former Tottenham Hotspur player has been settling well into training:
Plus reports are coming out today that Ancelotti said the following to the media:
‚Äú‚ÄĚTottenham received offers higher than Real Madrid, but the desire of Bale and the hope to be here, made ‚Äč‚Äčthe difference.‚ÄĚ
Does that mean that Manchester United put in a bid for Bale after all? If not, what other clubs were interested, do you think?
Real Madrid currently sit in fourth position in La Liga with the same number of points as the three teams above them ‚ÄĒ¬†Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Villarreal. The match between Real Madrid and Villarreal will be played at Villarreal‚Äôs Estadio El Madrigal.
Gareth Bale Set to Make His Real Madrid Debut Against Villarreal, Says Carlo Ancelotti is a post from World Soccer Talk.
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