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Gareth Bale arrived four minutes after kick-off during Real Madrid’s draw against Club Brugge

Gareth Bale ‘arrived four minutes after kick-off’ during Real Madrid’s draw against Club Brugge in Champions League after being left out of squad

  • Gareth Bale was left out of Real Madrid’s matchday squad on Tuesday evening
  • He arrived late to the ground for the Champions League clash with Club Brugge
  • Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw against the Belgium outfit at the Bernabeu 

Gareth Bale reportedly rocked up late to Real Madrid’s entertaining Champions League draw against Club Brugge on Tuesday.

Bale had not been named in Madrid’s squad for the fixture but the Wales international was still required to be at the game.

And Spanish TV show Deportes Cuatro filmed Bale arriving at the Bernabeu at 5:59, four minutes after the match had kicked off in Madrid.

Gareth Bale filmed arriving at the Bernabeu ahead of Real Madrid’s clash against Club Brugge

Bale, who has endured a fractious relationship with Zinedine Zidane during his time at the Bernabeu, was left out of the matchday squad despite being fit.  

It wasn’t the first time Bale has fallen foul of Madrid’s rules – with the winger leaving the ground in the 78th minute of the shock La Liga home defeat against Real Sociedad in January earlier this year.

On Tuesday evening, Madrid came from two behind to earn a draw against the Belgium outfit, thanks to second-half goals from Sergio Ramos and Casemiro. 

Bale was not named in Madrid's squad against Club Brugge in the Champions League

Bale was not named in Madrid’s squad against Club Brugge in the Champions League