Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez have been told by Zinedine Zidane to show consistency now they are back in Real Madrid's first-team picture.
Gareth Bale would still have been picked for Wales had he gone to China, though the move would not have been ideal.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe, as Thursday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.
Casemiro heaped praise on team-mate Gareth Bale following his return to Real Madrid's starting XI.
Gareth Bale marked his return to the Real Madrid side with an assist against Celta Vigo and Zinedine Zidane said he intends to keep him.
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.