"It's normal, it happens in football. I just have to keep my head down and keep working," Bale said. "You go through ups and downs in your career and you have to bounce back."
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"If he plays tomorrow, that's confirmation that he's in the club's plans," he said. "But if he is not in those plans I'd wait on the other side, and I'd fight with other coaches who would also try to get him."
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