Live Real Madrid Blog: Gareth Bale named captain of Wales for the first time

Keep up to date with all the latest news from the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday


Hola Madridistas. Welcome to Sunday’s Real Madrid blog.

Alex Broun and the rest of the Sport360 team will be here throughout the day, bringing you the latest Los Blancos news, views and gossip.

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7.23pm: Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale named Wales captain for Nations League tie v Denmark

Gareth Bale was named captain of Wales for the first time in their UEFA Nations League tie against Denmark in Aarhus.

Real Madrid star Bale took over the armband from veteran defender Ashley Williams, who was rested after the 4-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland on Thursday.

James Chester deputised for Williams and Chris Gunter also returned to the defence to win his 89th cap, as forward David Brooks dropped out in a potential formation change.

To read more about Bale’s appointment CLICK HERE.

2.23pm: Zinedine Zidane ready for Manchester United call

According to The Mirror Zinedine Zidane has already told friends he is expecting a call from Manchester United about replacing Jose Mourinho.

The former Real Madrid boss is reportedly high on the short list to take over from the Portuguese at Old Trafford if current results do not improve.

Mourinho has endured a battling few months at the Red Devils, with high profile spats with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward over transfers and on-going drama with want-away Paul Pogba.

To read more CLICK HERE.

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10.41am: Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos reveals death threats after Champions League final

Real Madrid and Spain captain Sergio Ramos has opened up about “death threats” that he and his family received after the Champions League final against Liverpool.

Ramos was reacting to jeers and boos he received throughout Spain’s 2-1 victory over England on Saturday at Wembley in UEFA’s Nations League.

“One tries to evade (the boos). In the end you feel it, but I stay out of everything. It doesn’t affect my game,” Ramos told reporters after the match.

To read Sergio’s full remarks CLICK HERE

Sergio Ramos says his conscience is clear


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