UEFA Champions League 2018/19: Benzema predicts club that will win trophy

UEFA Champions League 2018/19: Benzema predicts club that will win trophy”

Gareth Bale has won four Champions Leagues in five years at Real Madrid, but believes the Spanish giants can be even better in their quest for a 14th European crown despite the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo, AFP reports.

"It's maybe a bit more relaxed, yes".

Madrid's all-time top goalscorer Ronaldo was crucial to the club's three consecutive Champions League wins under former coach Zinedine Zidane, although it was Bale who scored twice against Liverpool in the 3-1 triumph in May's Kiev final. "I suppose there is more of a team, more working as one unit rather than one player".

With Ronaldo, Real managed to win three successive Champions League titles cementing the side as one of the greatest of all time but Alves believes that it will be more hard to play them without Ronaldo as their main focal point.

"We'll get into the swing of the Champions League right away against one of the best clubs in the world!" he told Goal.

Despite the spectacular nature of his first strike, the panel adjudicating UEFA's Goal of the Season award for 2017-18 opted to shortlist Cristiano Ronaldo's acrobatic goal in the quarter-final victory over Juventus ahead of Bale's goal, with only one nominee from each of the main UEFA competitions allowed on the list.

Bale admitted starting on the bench had angered him, and his feelings were unchanged when he was introduced.

"I feel it is my home, I can not wait", he added, ahead of Juventus' opener at Valencia on Wednesday.

"Obviously, I felt I deserved to start the game", said Bale. I'd been scoring goals.

The 29-year-old has started all of his side's La Liga matches this term and has rewarded his new boss with a return of three goals and two assists.

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