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Bale named in Wales training squad amid Real Madrid exit talk

Bale named in Wales training squad amid Real Madrid exit talk

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Ryan Giggs has named 27 players in a training squad ahead of June's Euro 2020 qualifiers, with Real Madrid's Gareth Bale among them.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale has been included in a Wales training squad by Ryan Giggs amid speculation over his future at the Bernabéu.

Bale tipped for end-of-season move from Real Madrid 

Zinedine Zidane left Bale unused on the bench as Madrid ended their LaLiga season with a 2-0 home defeat against Real Betis on Sunday.

Bale has played a bit-part role since Zidane returned to the club and his time in the Spanish capital looks to be coming to an end.

Manchester United have long been linked with a move for Bale, whose agent Jonathan Barnett has said a Premier League return is possible.

Before a close-season break, Bale will link up with his international colleagues ahead of Euro 2020 qualifiers versus Croatia and Hungary.

Giggs to confirm Wales squad on 29 May

Aaron Ramsey and Ethan Ampadu are unavailable due to injury, while Ben Davies and Ben Woodburn are absent due to their sides - Tottenham and Liverpool - preparing to play the Champions League final on 1 June.

After spending six days at the training camp Giggs will confirm a squad to face Croatia and Hungary on 29 May.

Drawn in Group E, Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales made a winning start to their campaign with a home defeat of Slovakia in March.