Zidane's exit makes Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid even more uncertain

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"It was very nice to be at Real Madrid, in the coming days I will talk about it more".

On Monday, the UK front pages led with talk of Manchester United's interest in Bale, with the Red Devils - who are long-term admirers - allegedly ready to offer 140m euros for the Welshman and hand him net wages of over 30m euros a year, almost three times his salary at Real.

With Cristiano Ronaldo's revelation in the post-match interview following the Champions League final in Kiev coming to the fore, many top clubs have been linked with acquiring the defending Ballon D'Or victor. "When? This I don't know". Sid Lowe explains what comes next after Gareth Bale's public comments about his future at Real Madrid, and why a summer exit would be complicated.

"I've got a lot of admiration for him as a player", Neville told BBC Sport.

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After winning three Champions League crowns, Zidane has considerable clout at Real Madrid and if he fails to guarantee Bale regular football, the Welshman is expected to leave the European champions.

"This was Zidane's choice and I think it was the right one", Capello said. It was a matter of time.

"Whatever people are saying, he is happy in Madrid and whatever has been said before, he has always remained at Real Madrid".

Casillas is now following goings on at Santiago Bernabeu from afar, having linked up with Porto in 2015, but a man who made 725 appearances for Madrid believes his former club should be doing all they can to keep a talismanic presence on their books.

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"What about Pochettino? Yes he could also be an option but let's see", Capello said.

"Real Madrid would need to recover from Ronaldo's loss in terms of goals scored". He got rid of Higuain to keep the French man.

"Would I change him for Neymar? Let's not forget, it's Florentino who makes the calls.".

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