Bale absence may boost Real’s Clásico hopes

Bale absence may boost Real’s Clásico hopes

An injury to Real Madrid's Welsh star Gareth Bale means coach Carlo Ancelotti can play a four-man midfield in a bid to dispute Barcelona’s dominance of possession in Saturday’s star-studded clash between Spain's two richest teams.

Ancelotti: Bale ready to take Clásico by storm

Ancelotti: Bale ready to take Clásico by storm

Bale in perfect return after three games injury break

Bale in perfect return after three games injury break

Ronaldo double keeps Real Madrid in title hunt

Ronaldo double keeps Real Madrid in title hunt

Bale hits hat-trick in Madrid romp

Bale hits hat-trick in Madrid romp

Brazil’s Diego Costa set for Spain call up

Brazil’s Diego Costa set for Spain call up

Bale home debut ends in Atletico defeat

Bale home debut ends in Atletico defeat

‘Galácticos like Bale were cheap’: Real president

‘Galácticos like Bale were cheap’: Real president

Bale nets debut goal as Real are held to draw

Bale nets debut goal as Real are held to draw

Ancelotti confirms Bale debut against Villarreal

Ancelotti confirms Bale debut against Villarreal

Madrid move a ‘dream come true’: €100m Bale

Madrid move a ‘dream come true’: €100m Bale

Real put shirts of transfer target Bale on sale

Real put shirts of transfer target Bale on sale

Spain’s top duo make La Liga two-horse race

Spain’s top duo make La Liga two-horse race