Zidane: “He has to accept Blancos whistles sometimes”

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale must accept occasional whistles from the Bernabeu crowd, but claims the winger’s mood has not been affected by criticism of his start to the 2016-17 campaign.

“No player is happy when he is whistled,” he said. “But I see Bale in good spirits. Not as bad as people say. Gareth is a very important player in the squad, and will do very well this season. There can be a game when he does not play well or the result is not what is required, but that is inevitable at Madrid, we cannot avoid that. We must get used to it, and try to win all the