He has played a part in 85% of the team's goals and, beyond just the numbers, has shown a clear committed to the cause.
Their younger categories have won at the World Cup and European Championships, and their senior squad reached the semi-finals in Russia. It's an evolution...
Bale is of a mind that they should let him play in the nerve centre of the Madrid attack... but for that to happen he needs the team to give him the ball.
Like all coaches who believe that football is much more than just a case of victory or defeat, he needs to feel that he is creating something special.
Arsene Wenger hopes that Europa League glory will secure his place in the Arsenal dugout, but his uncertain future weighs heavy on the players.
Zidane is repeating the same patterns we saw with James Rodriguez and that does not end well for Bale but overcoming these difficults make you stronger, they say.
Liverpool 3-0 Man City | Guillem Balagué looks back on the importance that the legendary Anfield atmosphere played in the Champions League quarter final.
Elimination at the hands of Sevilla could well prove to be the final nail in the coffin for the reputation Mourinho has enjoyed in English football thus far.
Cristiano showed his desire, he demanded it from everyone, he was a nuisance for defenders and he scored. Guillem Balagué looks at the influence of Los Blancos' talisman.
AS journalist Guillem Balague gives his view on the recent Courtois interview and the goalkeeper's apparent desire to move back to Madrid.