Real Madrid star Bale hopes for central role after Benitez talks

It’s my best position. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Bongarts/Getty Images)

“I have spoken to the manager about playing through the middle. He said: “I am confident anyway but it’s great to have the support of the manager and the president and hopefully I can repay them now with goals and trophies.

Gareth Bale is hoping to play in a central role on a regular basis for Real Madrid this season following talks with Rafa Benitez.

Bale enjoyed great success during his first season at Real following his move from Tottenham two years ago, but he came in for criticism from fans last term and has been linked with a return to the Premier League, with Manchester City reportedly interested in the 26-year-old.

“That’s where I play my best football so it’s something I’m enjoying. It’s where I want to play.”

. I feel when I played for Tottenham I played my best football there.

However, Bale was deployed in a central attacking role in Real’s 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Audi Cup in Munich on Tuesday night, and the Welshman is keen to keep turning out in that position.


MUNICH, GERMANY – AUGUST 04: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates his goal during the semi-final match of the Audi Cup 2015 at Allianz Arena on August 4, 2015 in Munich, Germany. I’m able to go out to the left, the right and the center which is what I was doing at Tottenham and what I do at Wales.

“When I play for Wales I play there and play my best football so, for me, that’s my position and that’s where I play my best

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