Champions League: Gareth Bale omitted from Real Madrid's squad for Last 16 second leg against Manchester City
Bale, 31, was not on the list, adding another low-point to a turbulent season for the Welshman, who has hardly featured for Madrid this year.
Despite winning four Champions League titles with Real, Bale divides opinion because of a perceived lack of commitment and a poor injury record.
Both Bale and James Rodríguez failed to make the squad for Sunday's match at relegation-threatened Leganés.
Premier League return not on Gareath Bale's mind currently, could finish career at Real Madrid, says agent
Despite winning four Champions League titles with Real, Bale divides opinion due to a perceived lack of commitment and a poor injury record.
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Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton tops UK sportspersons' rich list, Gareth Bale richest under-30 star
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Real Madrid’s last minute decision to insist on a transfer fee ended the club’s hopes of offloading Welsh winger Gareth Bale to Jiangsu Suning, the Chinese Super League side’s head coach Cosmin Olaroiu said
LaLiga: Casemiro defends 'incredible' Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale, says what he does off the field should be respected
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro says people need to appreciate his team mate Gareth Bale more and stop focusing on what he does away from the pitch.
Premier League: Manchester United bring in Odion Ighalo from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua but top clubs stay put
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Copa del Rey: Antoine Griezmann's late goals save Barcelona against Ibiza in Round of 32; Read Madrid beat Unionistas
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Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane packs midfield with five players to register 3-1 win over Valencia in semi-final
Zidane used five players in the midfield to make up for the absence of forwards Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup against Valencia and it paid off handsomely
Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid kick off tournament in Saudi Arabia with comfortable semi-final win over Valencia
Real Madrid midfielder Kroos curled in an exquisite right-footed shot from the corner flag in the 15th minute after spotting Valencia goalkeeper Jaume Domenech out of position
Real Madrid duo Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have been ruled out of this week’s Spanish Super Cup which is to be held in Saudi Arabia.
Barcelona and Real Madrid come into the Clasico with 35 points for both teams. Catalans sit top courtesy better goal difference but it would count for nought come end of the season.
Benzema missed two good chances but got the second goal from close range in the 79th before Madrid defender Ferland Mendy was sent off four minutes later for a second yellow card
LaLiga: Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale set to miss upcoming league Espanyol game, Champions League fixture against Club Brugge
Other Madrid players who did not practice with the rest of the squad on Friday included Eden Hazard, James Rodríguez, Marcelo, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vázquez
La Liga: Gareth Bale's agent says the footballer is 'not ecstatic' at Real Madrid but never asked to leave
Bale’s commitment to Real Madrid came under microscope last month after he helped his nation qualify for Euro 2020 and then joined his team mates dancing alongside a banner saying ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order’.
La Liga: Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard to miss crucial 'El Clasico' fixture after fracturing ankle
Hazard injured his right ankle in last week’s 2-2 draw at home to Paris St Germain following a clash with international team mate Thomas Meunier, although the club initially said he had suffered bruising.
Champions League: Gareth Bale's near-perfect finish, luckless Liverpool, and Lionel Messi routine highlight Matchday 5
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