Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid was in doubt before Wednesday's Champions League tie against Juventus.

Cristiano Ronaldo's extraordinary bicycle kick helped Real Madrid to an impressive 3-0 win over Juventus last week, leaving the holders in an extremely strong position in this Champions League quarter final tie.

"Bale starting means Real Madrid certainly want to attack, play on the offensive and win this match".

And with his 29th birthday looming on the horizon this summer, should one of England's big guns fork out the mammoth fee it would take to prise him away?

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Juventus need little short of a miracle if they are to reach the Champions League semi-finals at Real Madrid's expense. To say the next thirty minutes were tense would be an understatement, but there was to be even more late drama at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

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No side had ever progressed after a 3-0 home defeat in the first leg of a Champions League knockout match but the comeback from the night before must have been in the back of the minds of all those watching. In the other quarterfinal second leg of the day, Bayern Munich will play at home against Sevilla. This year at home in the Champions League, Madrid have defeated APOEL, Dortmund and PSG while drawing Spurs.


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