Zinedine Zidane has cast doubt over the future of Gareth Bale at Real Madrid after dropping the Welshman for the defeat to Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Bale has failed to make Real’s matchday squad for two La Liga games in a row and Zidane confirmed the attacker was not suffering from any injury.

Zidane admitted Bale’s absence was a selection call and then hinted 29-year-old’s future could lie elsewhere.

‘It’s clear what I’ve done this weekend, ‘said Zidane, when asked why he dropped Bale against Real Sociedad.