Gareth Bale is in no good form for Real Madrid. The details statistic demonstrating the Welsh winger’s articulated dunk in performances point towards a retrograde advancement, he is currently confronting more scrutiny than any other time in recent time. An extreme tough situation for the forward, with the crowd at the Bernabeu are tired of his poor demeanor on the pitch.
Whistles and sneers were aimed for Bale in the La Liga home game against Valencia. His awful displays have dependably been put to question and his improvement demonstrates a stamped decline.
In 154 appearances, Gareth Bale has scored 68 goals and provided 51 assists. The figures demonstrate his diminishing level year after year. In 2013/14, he got off to a flying start scoring 22 goals and providing 19 assists.
The following seasons his numbers were strikingly lower. 17 goals and 12 assists in 2014/15, 19 goals and 13 assists in 2015/16, while he scored 9 goals and five provide just 6 assists in 2016/17.
The former Tottenham star has not started the 2017/18 season in good form. In four games he has scored one goal and provide two assists. These figures underline the Welshman’s step by step decreasing structure season after season.
In the player’s defence, Gareth Bale could allude to the injuries he has endured since his arrival in Madrid. 17 times he has been physically unfit to play, only enabling him to feature 53 percent of the time.
Number of injuries: 6
Games played/missed: 40/17
Madrid results with him: W29 D6 L5
Madrid results without him: W13 D3 L1
Bale arrived at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu not 100 percent fit having missed most of preseason as his transfer from Tottenham dragged on.
Number of injuries: 2
Games played/missed: 46/12
Madrid results with him: W30 D6 L10
Madrid results without him: W12 D0 L0
Bale’s first injury of his second season was a back problem picked up apparently while shooting at goal in training, and he missed four games including a Champions League group fixture at Liverpool and a 3-1 Clasico win in which the team looked more balanced with Isco as an extra midfielder.
Number of injuries: 6
Games played/missed: 29/23
Madrid results with him: W21 D4 L4
Madrid results without him: W17 D5 L1
Bale then missed six weeks in January and February with a right calf issue, while there were also back, knee and hamstring problems in March and April. Marca claimed he had set back his recovery by playing 36 holes of golf in one day, reports dismissed (but not flatly denied) by Zidane.
Number of injuries: 3
Games played/missed: 24/27
Madrid results with him: W16 D7 L1
Madrid results without him: W17 D6 L4
Bale started the season in the best form of his career, and around the time he signed a new six-year contract last October — and spoke of coming through tough times previously at the Bernabeu — he was probably his team’s most important attacker. However an ankle tendon injury suffered at Sporting Lisbon in November derailed his campaign, and he has never really regained full fitness since.
Some compilation from ESPN are used in this article