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Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has insisted that his client’s future is in the hands of Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

The Welshman has been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu but he is reluctant to leave and would prefer to see out the three years left on his current contract with the club.

However, Zidane dropped another huge hint that the 29-year-old was surplus to requirements after omitting him from two matchday squads before leaving him on the bench for their final day of the season defeat to Real Betis on Sunday.

Kylian Mbappe Drops Transfer bombshell

Kylian Mbappe has sent shockwaves across Europe by admitting his future may lie away from Paris Saint-Germain.

The World Cup winner was accepting the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award when he gave a speech suggesting he might be about to move on.

He said: ‘Of course there have been lots of disappointment this season but that is part of football.

‘This is a very important moment for me, I am arriving at maybe the first or second turning point in my career.

‘I have learned so much here, and I feel it’s maybe the time to have more responsibility.

Barcelona Draw At Eibar 2-2

Lionel Messi

Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in the champions’ final game on Sunday, taking his tally to a remarkable 36 league goals.

Eibar went ahead in the 20th minute with a strike from Barca’s on-loan midfielder Marc Cucurella which squirmed under keeper Jasper Cillessen but Messi levelled in the 31st after sneaking into the box to meet a pass from Arturo Vidal.

Messi struck again a minute later, racing through the middle unchallenged to latch on to a pass from Ivan Rakitic and calmly chip the outstretched keeper Marko Dmitrovic.

gareth bale goal in champions league final

Next Sunday marks exactly a year since Gareth Bale scored probably the greatest goal in the history of Champions League finals.

If his stunning volley from Marcelo’s cross has a rival in the best-ever stakes then it would be Zinedine Zidane’s goal in 2002 from Roberto Carlos’ assist.

The two men were not on speaking terms last May and in 12 months nothing has changed. That much was clear on Sunday when Bale was left out of Real Madrid’s final game of the season and Zidane all but admitted he believes the Welshman is now part of the club’s past, but that he cannot be sure he will be sold this summer.

Antoine Griezmann has announced his departure from Atletico Madrid with his anticipated move to Barcelona expected to be completed in the next week.

Reports this week suggested Barcelona had triggered the Frenchman’s €125 million release clause after he informed the club about his desire to join the La Liga champions.

Griezmann, who snubbed the option to move to the Nou Camp last summer and instead committed his future to Atletico, confirmed on Tuesday evening that his time at the club is now over.

Marca led on the reports of the star forward’s exit, having reportedly told his teammates and then Atleti boss Diego Simeone alongside senior club officials

Pogba To Real Madrid Talks Stall

Paul Pogba’s huge wage demands are holding up his talks with Real Madrid.

Real manager Zinedine Zidane wants the Manchester United midfielder as he bids to improve his squad after a difficult campaign which will see them finish third in La Liga.

There are suggestions that Real have already agreed an £86million deal to bring Eden Hazard to the Bernabeu, with the move to be completed after Chelsea’s Europa League final.

French newspaper L’Equipe are now claiming that Zidane has turned his focus to bringing in Pogba.

Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to blow their summer transfer budget on three Real Madrid players when the window reopens.

According to French newspaper Le Parisien, the Ligue 1 champions are interested in bringing Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos and Isco to the Parc des Princes.

They claim that PSG will offer around £180million for the trio, who are all available if Real Madrid’s demands are met.

Zinedine Zidane has personally told Bale that he is not in his plans for next season, while Kroos has struggled for form and Isco has been out of favour.

Real Madrid are resigned to having to meet Chelsea’s £100m asking price for Eden Hazard after FIFA upheld the Premier League club’s transfer ban.

They also accept that the saga will now run into the summer with Chelsea waiting to find out if the Court of Arbitration for Sport will give them a period of grace to sign players this summer while they review the case.

Madrid made Hazard their top target as soon as Zinedine Zidane returned to the club. They hoped that they could use the fact that he was in his last year of contract to bring the price down.

Barcelona are preparing for a mass exodus this summer as they look to rebuild after their Champions League humiliation against Liverpool.

The La Liga side were knocked out in the semi-finals of the competition despite winning the first leg at the Nou Camp.

The Reds thrashed Ernesto Valverde’s side 4-0 at Anfield to advance to the final in Madrid.

Now according to AS, former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho tops a list of 10 players facing the exit.

An offer of £86million is understood to be enough for Barcelona to sell the Brazil international.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is set to be sidelined for four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to treat a medial meniscus injury, the club said on Friday.

The surgery brings Suarez’s season to a premature end and the Uruguayan will miss their final two La Liga games and the Copa del Rey final against Valencia later this month.

‘Luis Suarez has a medial meniscus injury in his right knee and has been operated on by Dr (Ramon) Cugat, undergoing arthroscopic surgery under the supervision of the club’s medical staff,’ a club statement read