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Date TimeAugust 08, 2019
VoiceThe situation at Real Madrid is baffling and does no credit to Bale or Zinedine Zidane, while Neymar and Laurent Koscielny have not enhanced their reputations this summer eitherIt has been a transfer window full of the usual long-running sagas and occasional surprises, but it does seem to have been a bad-tempered few months, with more than the usual number of players – as well as the occasional manager – trying to force moves in the most public and spiteful style.
Gareth Bale saga is a spiteful tale in a window that has turned murky | Eni Aluko
Related: Transfer deadline day live! Sessegnon, Sarr, Zaha, Lukaku, Carroll latest news

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