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Video: He may usually love a few cameras on his toned physique, but it gets a bit much when he's just sitting on the bench

Michu celebrates after scoring for Swansea against Crystal Palace

Swansea forward Michu delighted after receiving Spain call-up

Call comes following injury to David Villa

Luka Modric

Transfer news: Luka Modric rules out talk of a move to Manchester United after admitting he would like to retire with Real Madrid

United had been linked with a move for the former Spurs midfielder in the summer but it appears he is happy with life in Spain

Gareth Bale assesses his injury at the Bernabeu

Gareth Bale likely to remain with Real Madrid despite being called up by Wales

The world's most expensive player is suffering with a thigh injury

Gareth Bale assesses his injury at the Bernabeu

Gareth Bale to undergo tests after being ruled out of Champions League tie for Real Madrid

The world's most expensive player is still suffering from a thigh problem ahead of the game against FC Copenhagen

Indyplus video: Real Madrid 0 - 1 Atletico de Madrid

Watch highlights from the Madrid derby in the video below:

Cristiano Ronaldo pictured in the 2-1 win over Elche

Was it a penalty? Decide for yourself if Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo 'stole' a La Liga victory over Elche

The Spanish giants were awarded a controversial penalty in the 96th minute

Lionel Messi (right) says he did not make a gesture after being taken off by coach Gerardo Martino (left)
Gareth Bale celebrates his goal on his Real Madrid debut

Gareth Bale to rent Kaka's mansion in Madrid

Brazilian is on loan at Milan and could make move permanent

Gareth Bale celebrates after providing the assist for one of Cristiano Ronaldo's goals against Galatasarayin the Champions League

Transfer news: Jonathan Barnett, agent of Gareth Bale claims another club offered 'a lot more money' for winger than Real Madrid

Representative also reveals the £86m deal came close to 'falling apart'

Welsh striker Gareth Bale of Real Madrid (left) poses with his new jersey next to Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez during a presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid

Transfer news: Manchester United made offer for 'cheap' Gareth Bale, claims Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Despite the Welshman costing £86m, Real Madrid believe they got a good deal for the winger who is expected to return from injury for Saturday's Madrid derby

Gareth Bale picked up the injury in the warm-up ahead of the Getafe match on Sunday

Gareth Bale suffering from 'muscle fatigue' after Real Madrid home debut is put on hold

The £86m winger is expected to miss the midweek trip to Elche but he could make his first appearance at the Santiago Bernabeu when rivals Atletico Madrid visit next weekend

Gareth Bale assesses his injury at the Bernabeu

Gareth Bale misses out on Real Madrid home debut after limping out of warm-up for Getafe match

Bale is yet to play at the Santiago Bernabeu

Mesut Ozil in action for Arsenal against Marseille

Arsene Wenger says Mesut Ozil will only get better and that he didn't leave Real Madrid for Arsenal to seek 'an easier life'

The Gunners' boss is thrilled with how the German has settled in, and he also has praise for the way Aaron Ramsey has stepped-up his game this season

Victor Valdes

Victor Valdes starts season in impressive form, leaving Barcelona perplexed over decision to quit

The goalkeeper will move on at the end of the current campaign

Manuel Pellegrini during City’s training session at Plzen’s stadium
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