Real Madrid struggles haven't distracted Bale, says Wales boss Coleman

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The world's most expensive player has found himself on the wrong side of the fans in the Spanish capital but his national manager insists that he is ready to face Israel

Wales manager Chris Coleman says that Gareth Bale is solely focused on Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier in Israel, despite growing criticism from Real Madrid supporters.

Bale was targeted by Madrid fans following the club's 2-1 Clasico defeat by Barcelona, with the embattled forward's car attacked as he sped away from his team's training ground

However, the winger does not seem to be affected by the fallout in the Spanish capital, with Coleman adamant that the 25-year-old is determined to help Wales to leapfrog the Group B leaders in Haifa.

"I cannot see any difference in Gareth at all," the Wales boss told reporters.

"If I thought it was bothering him, because I know things like that can bother you and get you down, and it was affecting him, we would have sat down and talked about it but he has not mentioned Real Madrid. We have only talked about Wales and this game.

"He is happy, relaxed and, most important of all, fit."

Wales are a point behind Israel, who have a game in hand, as they seek to reach the tournament in France.

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