Gareth Bale, restored to the Real Madrid team at Celta Vigo, showed Zinedine Zidane why he offers a straightforward but valuable option.
Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 3-1 through goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Lucas Vazquez in a match that saw Luka Modric dismissed.
After a close season dominated by exit speculation, Gareth Bale starts Real Madrid's campaign opener, but is he undervalued by Los Blancos?
Gareth Bale has appeared set to leave Real Madrid, but he starts their first LaLiga match of the season.
Real Madrid start their LaLiga campaign at Celta Vigo on Saturday and Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and Luka Jovic could all play a part.
Gareth Bale returned to action for Real Madrid last week and Zinedine Zidane has challenged the winger "to make things difficult" for him.
Ernesto Valverde did not get in touch with Denis Suarez after he joined Celta Vigo during the close season, the ex-Barcelona man claimed.
After a disappointing two-year spell in Spain with Celta Vigo, Turkey international Emre Mor has joined Galatasaray on loan.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Friday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Maxi Gomez has completed a move from Celta Vigo to fellow LaLiga club Valencia, with Santi Mina heading the opposite way.