What the papers sayThe Daily Mail reports that Gareth Bale flew to London on Monday to meet his agent amid reports the Welsh international is looking to leave Real Madrid. The paper says the meeting was routine but that will do little quell the ongoing speculation that the forward wants to leave the Spanish giants. The 30-year-old had been linked with a move to China during the summer, and his appearance in the British capital comes less than 48 hours before Madrid face Leganes in LaLiga.
Hat-tricks are great, aren’t they? Good, we’re glad you agree. But prepare to stop agreeing with us, because FFT is about to rank football’s greatest trebles – and a certain World Cup final one isn’t among them
Wales manager Ryan Giggs called Daniel James “streetwise” to stay down after a heavy collision and insisted the Manchester United winger had passed concussion protocols to continue playing in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia.