Football By Joe Crilly

Champions League Latest: Gareth To Bale Out Of Madrid In Summer?

Chelsea have the most realistic chance of qualifying for the next stage of the Champions League as they play PSG on Wednesday night. They are 2/5 to qualify with William Hill while PSG are 15/8.


With Arsenal and Manchester City up against it, William Hill are offering 5/2 that all three English sides exit the competition at the current stage.


A survey in Madrid’s AS newspaper suggested that Gareth Bale is the one of Real’s front three that should be dropped and having struggled to win the fans over since his big money move he is just 11/8 to have left the Spanish giants by the end of the summer transfer window. Almost a third of those surveyed, said it was Ronaldo that should make way and he is 11/4 to leave the club in the summer while Karim Benzema is 2/1 to depart the club this summer.


Manchester United scouts have reportedly been watching Burnley striker, Danny Ings, whose contract runs out at the end of the season. Despite this, Ings is 11/2 to join the Manchester giants and is  more likely to join Liverpool at odds of 4/5. David Moyes is 7/2 to sign the striker for Real Sociedad.


All three English sides to exit the Champions League at this stage: 5/2 yes; 2/7 no


Highest scoring Champions League match this week: 6/4 Real Madrid vs Schalke; 2/1 Bayern Munich/Shakhtar; 10/3 Porto/Basel; 4/1 Chelsea/PSG


Danny Ings next club: 4/5 Liverpool; 7/2 Real Sociedad; 11/2 Manchester United; 7/1 Tottenham; 16/1 Everton; 16/1 Southampton; 20/1 Stoke


Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real in the summer: 11/4 yes; 1/4 no


Karim Benzema to leave Real in the summer: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no


Gareth Bale to leave Real in the summer: 11/8 yes; 8/15 no