According to Spanish newspaper AS, the Welshman and his current boss have fallen out and Bale could now be on his way.

” 1 Jose Mourinho is a long-term admirer of the Welsh wizard Manchester United’s reported pursuit of former Tottenham superstar Gareth Bale has received a boost after his relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane hit an all-time low. According to Spanish newspaper AS, the Welshman and his current boss have fallen out and Bale could now be on his way.

The winger was dropped to the bench for Madrid’s Champions League clash at Juventus with Isco preferred in attack. And Bale did not even manage a substitute appearance meaning it is the first time he has not featured in a Champions League when fully fit since he first arrived at Madrid in 2013. Now it has been suggested that Madrid are set to sell the 28-year-old which is good news for long-term admirers Manchester United.

Reports have suggested that United may even sell Anthony Martial in order to fund their move for Bale. And their task of prising him away from Madrid could be made easier with his relationship with Zidane now reportedly deteriorating. ” ” 1 Will Cristiano Ronaldo’s knee hold on for long enough against Ghana? The 2014 World Cup hasn’t lacked drama, but Group G takes it to a new level.

Any of the four teams from the group can progress or be knocked out tonight depending on the outcome of their fixtures, but Portugal and Ghana in particular need a win as well as other results to go their way if they want to talkSPORT looks at the key facts ahead of the clash… Portugal The story so far: Qualifying for the World Cup was difficult for Portugal, and the tournament has continued down a similar path. Hammered 4-0 by Germany in their opening game, the Portuguese required a last-gasp equaliser to rescue a point from the USA, and their injury list is growing by the minute.

  Cristiano Ronaldo and co need a big win against Ghana tonight, as well as Germany to comfortably beat the USA in order to fulfil their slim hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage. Fact: Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored one World Cup goal from open play, coming against North Korea in 2010. Ghana The story so far: Ghana haven’t been quite as unlucky as Portugal, but they give them a good run for their money.

The Africans threw away a point in their opening game against the USA after conceding from a corner late on, and in their second clash with Germany, they let a 2-1 lead slip when Miroslav Klose equalised in the 71st minute. To make matters worse, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari have today been sent home from Brazil due to a disciplinary matter. Fact: Ghana have never faced Portugal prior to today’s fixture. Click here to listen to talkSPORT’s live coverage of Portugal v Ghana from 17:00 (UK time) on June 26… “