Bale suffers calf injury in training

December 18, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Real Madrid are hopeful that Gareth Bale will be fit for Sunday’s La Liga trip to Valencia after picking up a calf injury in a challenge with a teammate in training.

Bale had been expected to feature in Wednesday evening’s Copa del Rey clash with third-tier Olimpic de Xativa at the Bernabeu, but he has been ruled out of the game after suffering an injury on Tuesday morning.

The Wales international underwent tests on Wednesday, with the club later ...

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