Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has opened up on his relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane, revealing he 'plays with anger' under the Frenchman.
After six years at the Bernabeu, the Welshman found himself unwanted by his coach, with the latter attempting to force him out of the club last summer. Madrid officials assured Bale he could leave the Spanish capital over the off-season, but a proposed move to Chinese side Jiangsu Suning collapsed after the teams failed to reach an agreement over his transfer.
The winger is preparing for his nation's clash with Slovakia on Thursday evening, with Ryan Giggs' recruits fourth in their European Qualifying pool ahead of the meeting in Bratislava.
At a pre-match press conference, Bale was asked about his current situation at Real, explaining (as quoted by Sky Sports): "
"The way that he's playing - which is all that footballers want to do, they want to play, they want to get minutes, they want to do well - I've always said he's at a fantastic club.