The two teams have experienced contrasting runs of form for a number of months in the top flight, with the Blues winning just four of their last 21 games and the Seagulls losing only four of their last 18 matches.
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Bale, who was the world’s most expensive player when he joined Real Madrid from Tottenham in 2013, is out of contract at the end of this month.
Such has been the inevitability of Madrid’s title success that the engine has been running on the open top bus for weeks and it finally revved into gear on Saturday evening, taking the players and staff from the stadium and into the city centre to continue the celebrations.
Thomas Tuchel’s side fell to a 3-1 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final to Real Madrid in midweek, while the Saints most recently drew 1-1 with Leeds United.
The 33-year-old Marcelo has been restricted to just 12 appearances in all competitions during the 2021-22 campaign.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday Hazard was suffering from gastroenteritis, while Bale picked up a knock last week while on international duty with Wales.
Works continue at the Bernabeu with the famous arena undergoing a major facelift inside and out.
The Spanish side have one of the world’s finest defensive midfielders in Brazil’s Carlos Henrique Casimiro, commonly called Casemiro, but they have no like-for-like alternative to the 29-year-old.
As ever, public perception over who should be named the world’s greatest player has changed as the year has progressed.
The 13 time European Champion took control of the game and produced a series of decent chances through Karim Benzema.
The Welsh forward had started all of Real’s first three La Liga matches this campaign, as his career in Spain has been unexpectedly revived under returning manager Carlo Ancelotti.
According to the local fire department, a piece of insulation material caught fire during some standard welding work
The Belgium international, who spent seven seasons at Stamford Bridge before joining Real Madrid in 2019, was heavily criticised for sharing a joke with some of his former colleagues.
Matches are scheduled to air from December 12 to 13.
Eden Hazard’s season could be at risk after Real Madrid announced on Sunday that he had fractured his right ankle during his team’s 1-0 La Liga defeat at Levante.
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The hosts took a three-goal lead by halftime but conceded twice in a shoddy second-half display, which left them clinging on for all three points at the Santiago Bernabeau.
Real Madrid presented Eden Hazard as their new “galactico” signing on Thursday with an army of adoring fans queuing outside the Santiago Bernabeu stadium to welcome the Belgian play maker.
Madrid are understood to have struck a deal with Chelsea that could rise to a club-record transfer of £130 million once all bonus payments come into play.
Neymar has reportedly told Paris Saint-Germain that Barcelona is the only club he would be interested in joining despite Real Madrid being keen to bring him to the Bernabeu.