'There's a lot of noise around Bale'

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane insists he is not concerned by Gareth Bale allegedly mocking the club earlier this week.

During Wales' celebration after qualifying for the 2020 European Championship, Bale was spotted holding a flag that stated “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order”.

Bale has often been criticised by the Spanish media and has been seen playing goal when he is not part of the match day squad.

READ: Bale prefers playing with Wales

“Did Bale mock Madrid? I don’t know. I am not going to get into that issue, it is not to do with football and it isn’t my job. He is my player, I am Coach of Madrid and that is what interests me," Zidane was qouted as saying by Football Espana.

“Will he be a starter? I’m not going to answer that, but we know what he can give us and there are a lot of matches. I will be counting on all my players, as ever. I will use them all.

“Will Bale leave? What I can say is that he’s fine, he’s back with us after his injury, and now he is available and that’s what matters to me. If he goes one day, he will explain but all I can say now is that he is available and I am happy for the team.”

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