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Primera Division: Modric takes "shy" Bale under protection.
Luka Modric (35) has taken Gareth Bale (31), who is heavily criticized at Real Madrid, under protection. "I've played with Gareth for most of my career and he's a spectacular guy," Modric told COPE. © Provided by SPOX Luka Modric and Gareth Bale played together for Tottenham and Real Madrid. The criticism of Bale that he would not focus on his career and his club and instead put other interests such as golf in the foreground, Modric rejected: "Everyone has their own behavior. He was like that.
goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is certain that team-mate Eden Hazard will find his old strength after a difficult debut season this year.
"Hazard? I have no doubt that we will still see the best version of him," emphasized the Belgian in an interview with the radio station Cadena Ser .
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Courtois stated: "He is more desperate than anyone to show that. He is making good progress and hopefully he can to prove soon. " Hazard moved from Chelsea to Madrid for 115 million euros last year and has since scored only one goal in 22 competitive games for Los Blancos. He was also thrown back from injuries.
Real Madrid's Brahim Diaz has 'no regrets' after loan move to AC Milan
Former Manchester City midfielder Brahim Diaz says he has 'no regrets' after a loan switch from Real Madrid to AC Milan, insisting he 'a lot of affection' for Zinedine ZidaneFormer Manchester City midfielder Brahim Diaz insists he still has 'a lot of affection' for Zinedine Zidane despite the Real Madrid boss offloading him to AC Milan.
Thibaut Courtois: "Zidane gave me a lot of self-confidence."
"Shortly before his injury, he played several games very well. Then he was so unlucky and it wasn't easy to get out of there," stressed Courtois and explained: "But this month I've seen him train well. I'm sure he'll explode in no time and give the team a lot of fun."
The keeper had already played together with Hazard in London and had come to the Spanish capital from the blues in the summer of 2018. He didn't have an easy start either. "If in difficult moments - like at the beginning of last year - you don't have the feeling that the coach (Santiago Solari at the time) is behind you, it will be difficult," said Courtois.
With Zinedine Zidane's return to the sidelines in March 2019, that changed: "Zidane gave me a lot of confidence. I always had the feeling that he was counting on me, and that is important." At Hazard, Courtois now believes in a similar development.
Big Brother house EVACUATED after a hazard reduction operation .
Emergency crews rushed to the house in the national park near Manly, on the northern beaches, at about 2pm on Saturday. National Parks and Wildlife Service were conducting a hazard reduction operation when the fire spread past control lines and began burning in a south-westerly direction due to north-easterly winds.