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Gareth Bale has won four Champions League titles since joining Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013.
Gareth Bale was also named in the starting line-up at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday as Madrid launched their new era under Zidane at home to Celta Vigo in La Liga.
Madrid are 12 points adrift of leaders Barcelona and Zidane now has three months to assess his squad ahead of potential changes in the summer.
Bale has won four Champions League trophies in Spain but has been consistently relegated to the bench in recent weeks.
Bale has won four Champions League trophies and scored 101 goals in 218 appearances since joining Real Madrid in 2013.
After coming off the bench, yet again, Bale converted a controversial penalty to secure a barely deserved 2-1 league victory.
Benzema, Vinicius and Gareth Bale starts together for the first time and two-thirds of the newly-dubbed 'BBV' delivers as Madrid capitalises on Barca being held by Valencia and Atletico losing at Real Betis.
Bale has just come back after three weeks out with a calf injury but his return to the starting line-up is not guaranteed.
Bale had a groin strain in October, an ankle problem in December and a serious calf injury at the start of January.
Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of his injury.
He didn't train on Friday when coach Santiago Solari intimated that Bale would miss the match against their Madrid neighbours.
The Welshman struck his first goal in the league since the start of September to lift Real to a fourth win in five matches and move the European champions up to fourth place.
Bale admitted to feeling disappointed with how the season has gone since Ronaldo left for Juventus.
Gareth Bale, who will miss Wales's Nations League game against Ireland, will be replaced by Gwion Edwards.
Wales coach Ryan Giggs expects Gareth Bale to miss the team's Nations League clash against Ireland because of a groin injury.
Gareth Bale's groin injury will keep him out of Wales's game against Spain.
Bale was substituted at half-time at the Santiago Bernabeu and is now a doubt for Real's Champions League game against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.
Gareth Bale led Real Madrid to a 3-0 victory over Roma.
Seven points is now the gap between Atletico and Barca.
Gareth Bale will continue to be the star of Ryan Giggs's Wales team, which is due to play matches against Ireland and Denmark.
Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale also netted for Julen Lopetegui's European champions, who appear to have recovered from their Super Cup defeat by Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui believes that because of Gareth Bale's contributions to the team, Real will not miss much in the wake of the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui was keen to stress that the Portuguese's departure represented a "fantastic opportunity" for Bale.
After a horrendous performance in the Champions League final, Loris Karius must now do all he can to put it behind him for the sake of his career.
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