sport news Gareth Bale WILL leave Real Madrid in summer but retirement is based on Wales's ... trends now
The Welshman's contract at the Santiago Bernabeu is set to expire on June 30 and he is now set to depart Los Blancos at the end of the season as expected after nine years with the club.
However, the 32-year-old is yet to make a decision on his future in the game after his exit from the Spanish capital, with retirement an option.
Gareth Bale's agent has confirmed the forward will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season
Bale's agent, Jonathan Barnett, revealed the player's decision on his future will be based on whether Wales make it to Qatar or not.
In an interview with Record via Marca, Barnett said: 'Gareth is leaving Real Madrid, but we have to wait for what Wales does.
'It all depends on whether his team qualifies for the World Cup, then we will make a decision,