Bale declares self fit for Champions League final

By Daily Sports on May 31, 2017

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Gareth Bale has declared himself fully fit for the Champions League final, but he understands if Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane opts to use him as a substitute.

The forward has not played since suffering a calf injury in the dramatic Clasico defeat to Barcelona on April 23, but has recovered in time to face Juventus on Saturday.

Wales international Bale will be returning to his homeland for the final and the 27-year-old provided an insight into how he has got himself fit for the match as Madrid seek to become the first side to successfully defend the Champions League title.

"I feel very good, I'm fully recovered and I'm ready," Bale told reporters. "I've been doing my rehab, the double sessions, all the hard work to be fit for this game and I have to keep going now.

"I would have been disappointed if I could not make it to the final and that's why have given everything to get in shape, but I wouldn't be disappointed if I am not a starter."

*Photo shows Gareth Bale.

Source Daily Sports

Posted May 31, 2017

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