Bale agent in spat with Real boss Zidane

Gareth Bale’s agent has taken aim at Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, branding him a disgrace after his comments about the Welshman.

Agent Jonathan Barnett, who oversaw Bale’s bank busting £86 million switch from Spurs to Madrid in 2013, didn’t hold back when asked about Zidane’s comments.

Zidane is a disgrace to speak like that about someone who has done so much for Real

If and when Gareth goes it will be because it’s in the best interest of Gareth and nothing to do with Zidane pushing

The Frenchman all but confirmed Bale’s inevitable departure following his sides defeat to Bayern, revealing the Wales international is likely to leave in the upcoming weeks.

Harshly, he stated:

We hope he leaves soon. It would be the best for everyone. We are working on his transfer to a new team

He has been linked with a move to Manchester United as well as a return to Spurs.

I have to make decisions. We have to change. The exit is the coach’s decision, and also of the player, who knows the situation.

Bale has remained tight-lipped over the situation, but is rumoured to be hating his time in Madrid. The supporters have also seemingly turned their backs on the attacker, who’s Champions League heroics in 2018 have been all but forgotten. Bale has three years left to run on his mega £600,000 a week contract.

Reports in China also suggest one club would be willing to almost double his current mind-blowing wages per week.

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Chelsea vs Manchester United

Both Teams To Score & Draw

Chelsea have scored twice in each of their last two PL outings and a 60% majority of Chelsea’s PL matches have seen both teams score. These teams will be definitely very balanced and a draw is very likely. Chelsea have settled for 3 draws in their last five Premier League games. Manchester United are also fond of scoring recently netting at least one goal in four of their last five.


A.C Milan vs Torino

A.C Milan to score in both halves

On a run of four straight SA defeats which saw them score twice but concede a whopping 16 (4.00 per game), Torino are on a downward spiral. Indeed, these 16 goals account for 38.10% of their total conceded this season. It’s unlikely they will be able to hold back this A.C Milan side, especially away from home.


Châteauroux vs Lens

Lens to Win

Lens sit second and haven’t lost in their last five games. Chateauroux are sitting at 16th and will likely be dominated for most of the game. Chateauroux have also lost two in their last five and have little chance of holding back promotion hopefuls Lens.


VfL Bochum vs VfB Stuttgart

VfB Stuttgart Over 1.5 Team Goals

Promotion hopefuls Stuttgart are likely to beat relegation Bochum, who are currently in awful form losing three of their last five putting them just above the relegation zone. Stuttgart have also managed to score at least two goals four times in their last six matches.


NAC Breda vs Jong Ajax

Over 3.5 Goals

There has been at least 3.5 goals in three of the last four games for Jong Ajax. Breda have also managed a similar stat with two of their last four having over 3.5 goals. These teams will be relatively balanced but Ajax will have the upper hand. This is likely to be a high scoring game similar to the last few times these teams have met.


Hannover 96 II vs Hamburg SV II

Both Teams To Score

Both of these teams are fighting for survival in the German second division with Hannover 96 failing to score just once in their last five games. The last time these two clashed it was a 1-1 draw, but Hannover seem to have the upper hand in this one as they go into this games winning four of their last five.

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