Saturday's Spanish La Liga schedule will feature action-packed fixtures, and of course, grand welcome of a football superstar. After pulling off perhaps the most expensive transfer negotiation in history, Real Madrid is set to introduce Welsh ace winger Gareth Bale in their match against Villarreal at 4:00 a.m (Perth/Manila Time).
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Gareth Bale may play limited minutes for Real Madrid on his debut.
Real Madrid finally got their offseason target in Bale by reportedly paying a world record transfer fee of £85.3 million (€100 million) to Tottenham Hotspur. Bale, the two time PFA Players' Player of the Year, is expected to further bolster Real Madrid's attacking unit that already has Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, and Angel Di Maria.
Carlo Ancelloti confirmed that Bale will be suiting up on Saturday, putting him in the opposite side of Ronaldo.
"Bale will play in a position based from the right," Ancelotti told ESPN FC. "[He and Ronaldo] are two great players. I am convinced that working together will help the team to be better. [Bale] is very excited to be here. He is happy to be at the team he wanted to join. He is a humble player who likes to be with his team-mates and be part of the group."
Meanwhile, Barcelona looks to stay undefeated in four games as they play F.C Sevilla, who managed just two points in three Spanish La Liga games. Neymar, Messi and the rest of Barca enters the match as huge favorites, but Sevilla midfielder Jairo Samperio promise to give the home team a good fight at Camp Nou.
The Nou Camp is one of the most difficult stadiums to go to in the league, because of the size of the team and the players they have, but we are still excited about going there and hope we can get something positive,'' Samperio told ESPN FC.
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