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Real goalkeeper could have joined Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford

Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the vital goal for Real Madrid
Diego Costa is a major doubt for the Champions League final

Champions League final 2014: Atletico Madrid send striker Diego Costa for horse placenta treatment to aid recovery from thigh injury

Costa faces a race against time to be fit for the all-Madrid final on Saturday

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Gareth Bale claims Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is a 'great man' who is 'misunderstood'

Welshman says Ronaldo has helped him 'on and off the pitch'

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Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood: 'How on earth did people think we would finish fourth without Gareth Bale?'

Spurs manager is expected to be relieved of his duties this summer

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Real ease through to the Champions League final in Lisbon on 24 May

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Cristiano Ronaldo could set a new record tonight

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid: How Cristiano Ronaldo can set a new Champions League record tonight

Portuguese forward needs one more goal for the most-ever scored in the Champions League in a season

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Bayern dominated possession but could not make the break through

Karim Benzema is expected to be in action for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich

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Gareth Bale celebrates scoring the winning goal for Real Madrid in the 2-1 Copa del Rey final victory over Barcelona

Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 2 comment: 58 metres in 8 seconds to score the winner - why £86m Gareth Bale is now a true 'Galactico'

Welshman scored the sublime goal in the 87th minute in the Cop del Rey final

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Champions League draw: Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola looks to maintain his impressive record against Real Madrid

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