Gareth Bale is unhappy with Thibaut Courtois and Marcelo's recent comments about him

Gareth Bale is upset with Marcelo for talking about his lack of Spanish

Gareth Bale has hit the headlines again for the wrong reasons.

The Welshman started on the bench for Real Madrid in their La Liga clash against Levante.

He was called upon after 73 minutes and would go on to be the match winner for Los Blancos.

After VAR awarded Madrid a controversial penalty, Bale stepped up to the mark and cooly rolled the spot-kick into the back of the net.

However, Bale's behaviour afterwards was interesting.

Instead of being happy with his winning goal, Bale showed little emotion as he trudged back to the half-way line.

Lucas Vazquez attempted to celebrate with him but Bale shrugged him off.

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In the aftermath of his behaviour, it has been claimed by Marca that Bale is unhappy with his teammates; Marcelo and Thibaut Courtois in particular.

In an interview with HLN, Courtois revealed how Bale turned down the opportunity to go to a team dinner as he considered it to be too late.

The Belgian goalkeeper also referred to Bale as 'the golfer', comments which Bale believe are a 'betrayal'.

Marcelo also detailed Bale's troubles to speak Spanish in an interview with Marca.

"On the other side I have Bale, but Bale does not speak [Spanish] as he only speaks English and we talk with gestures and I say, 'Hi, hello and good wine'," said Marcelo.

Gareth Bale shrugs off Lucas Vazquez after scoring his penalty v Levante

Marca go on to say those comments didn't sit well with Bale either, who feels like he is an easy target of his teammates.

Those feelings will help explain why he refused to celebrate against Levante, then.

The report adds that Bale feels unfairly treated by the Spanish press, believing he is attacked and is disappointed that his successes at the club aren't taken into account.

Lastly, the Welshman is also unhappy with his playing time, with Vinicius and Vazquez currently ahead of him in the pecking order, meaning he has been used as a substitute in recent weeks.

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