Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has attacked Real Madrid fans for the “disgusting” treatment of his client.
The Welsh captain was offended by a group of supporters when he left the Madrid training ground after returning from international service last week injured.
When asked if he felt the media and fans were being unfair to Bale about his injuries, Barnett told reporters, “It’s irrelevant. I don’t care what they think.
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“Why should I care? I think they were gross to Gareth Bale. “
Bale has been criticized by the Spanish media for choosing to play for Wales in the last international match despite being unavailable for The whites this season. Bale, 32, has not played for Madrid since August 28 with a hamstring injury.
However, he started for Wales in the 5-1 win over Belarus in a World Cup qualifier on November 13 in his 100th game for his country, but was substituted at halftime due to injury.
Three days later, Bale stood in the stands in the 1-1 draw with Belgium at Cardiff City Stadium before returning to Madrid to begin treatment.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti denied there was any friction with Bale, saying: “He was released, they examined him and then he played and injured himself.
“Maybe the assessment wasn’t entirely appropriate and now our idea is to bring the player back because we want him here and we believe he can be useful for our team this season.
“We have to do things right so we can soon recover and bring him back to the team. Together we will do everything because it is not true that we are at odds with him. We’ll try to get him back as soon as possible.
“As a Wales player, Bale obviously has a special affinity for his national team, but he also wants to play for Real Madrid, whatever happens. He can’t wait to play again. “