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The Wales international has endured a tough second season in Spain as Real finished runners-up to Barcelona in La Liga and failed to retain the Champions League.

But despite speculation linking him with a return to the Premier League, he says he wants to remain at the Bernabeu and fight for more silverware.

“Of course, yes, I’m a Real Madrid player and I’ll carry on as normal,” he told The Sun when asked whether he would be at the club next season.

“I am enjoying it and hopefully I can continue to. I feel settled. I’m looking forward now to playing and winning more trophies.

“My goal is to keep improving, performing and to win as many titles as I can.”

The 25-year-old netted in last year’s Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid but missed out on the chance to lift the trophy again as Real were beaten by Juventus in the last four.

“We were devastated not to be in the final this year, but we will go again next year and try to win it like we always do,” said the Welshman.

“We will all be giving 110 per cent next season to win every trophy. Hopefully we can bring a few back.”

After a fantastic debut season in Spain, Bale came in for criticism during the 2014/15 campaign from fans and the press as he struggled for consistency.

But he insists it has been a “good experience” and is determined to get back to his best next year.

"Playing for Real Madrid is a learning curve for me. I'm still getting used to being at such a big club,” he said.

“It has been a great experience in good or bad times… Personally I have enjoyed it. I feel in part I have played well. Maybe I haven’t scored as many as I would have liked. It’s something for me to work on in the off season to get my finishing a bit better.

“The reason I came here was to get a different style of play under my belt and learn different things which I feel I have done and am doing.

“I still have my best years ahead of me - touch wood with injuries. I am looking forward to the future and to see what I can achieve."

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The 36-year-old Italy midfielder was in tears at the end of the 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League final, amid speculation he is set to end his 20-year Serie A career and move to the MLS.

But while his manager was keen to talk up the progress of his side - who sealed an Italian league and cup double this season - he refused to say whether Pirlo will stay in Turin,

"As far as Pirlo is concerned, I can't give you an answer I'm afraid," Allegri said.

"As for Juventus, I think we can improve still. Not necessarily results because that would mean winning all three trophies.

"What we can improve is the quality of our game. We can consolidate and strengthen our way of playing and stay among the top eight teams in Europe on a regular basis.

"This is the most important objective for the club."

Juventus fell behind early on in Berlin to an Ivan Rakitic goal, but stunned Barcelona when Alvaro Morata equalised 10 minutes after half-time.

However, Juventus' hopes of upsetting the odds were destroyed when Luis Suarez fired home the decisive goal after good work from Lionel Messi before Neymar sealed Barcelona's treble-winning season with the final kick of the match.

And speaking at his post-match press conference, an optimistic Allegri was left to rue the "minor details" that cost his side a treble of their own.

"We didn't manage to equalise. That's what was missing," he joked.

"They did well to score with the first chance they had. From the time we equalised to the time they scored the second goal, we controlled the game but Messi made a wonderful move, Buffon made a wonderful save and Suarez hit the net and managed to bag a goal.

"During a final, you have to be very careful because the thing that tips the balance is the minor details."

It is believed that EA will only be making FIFA 16 available only for the following systems: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC.

According to popular gaming site, polygon, FIFA 16 will not be on  any handheld games such as Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita, even though last year FIFA15 was on these devices.

Another news that has been a shocker is that there has been no signs of the FIFA 16 on Wii or Wii U version. FIFA fans are in disbelief about the news due to the fact that FIFA has been a part of nintendo and mobileversions for a very long time.

A statement was released by an EA rep about the situation stating;

“With regards to FIFA 16 there isn’t a Vita or 3DS version,”

“We don’t have any further detail on the mobile version but will be sure to share with you when we hear more.”

EA has not release any materials on FIFA 16 being available for a Wii version. This year will be the first without a Wii version since the Wii was launched.

FIFA 16 will be the first FIFA that is unavailable on all Nintendo platform, since the year 2000.

Jack Jewsbury has done a lot for the Portland Timbers.

On Saturday against the Colorado Rapids, he may have just made his most important contribution.

The club’s first captain, who has been shifted all over the pitch, has rode the bench and filled in for injured stars in his four-plus seasons in the Rose City. In Commerce City he sent the Timbers to their first two-game winning streak of the season on the heels of perhaps their roughest stretch under head coach Caleb Porter with a game-winning goal at the death in a 2-1 win at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

“Jack, the old salty dog, finding the goal at the end of the game, that’s a really special moment for him and for our club as well,” Porter said in his postgame comments. “We haven’t had a big result, one where we score at the death, we’ve given up a few at the death, but sometimes results like this really create a feeling and a confidence and a momentum that carries you.”

RECAP: Jewsbury goal gives Timbers first-ever win in Colorado
When just a week ago the Timbers were in the midst of their first two-game losing streak of the season, had the league’s second lowest points-per-game average and had lost the attacking prowess the team had been known for under Porter, they’ve now completely flipped the script.

After Wednesday’s 1-0 win over league leading D.C. United, coupled with Saturday’s result, the Timbers are above the red line with 19 points from 14 games. The game also marked the end to a stretch of three games in a week and six of their last eight on the road.

“We’ve been on the road a lot this month, so it’s nice to cap it off with another win,” Jewsbury said on the field after the game, shortly after being doused with ice water by teammate Nat Borchers. “It’s something we’ve been looking forward to, getting wins in consecutive matches.”

Perhaps even more astonishing is the fact that they’ve done it all without their best attacking player, Diego Valeri, who missed the last two matches with a sprained ankle shortly after his return from a six-month rehab from an ACL injury. And in both games, Porter rotated his lineup with a handful of bench players.

It paid off with an early Maximiliano Urruti winner against D.C. And against Colorado, Gaston Fernandez, who set up Urruti’s goal in his first start of the season, scored the Timbers’ opener against the Rapids.

WATCH: Jewsbury's goal at the death to win it
“The beauty of having a team and a team with depth that when you rotate your squad and give guys the opportunity to come into the game and prove themselves, and I thought the group we played on Wednesday showed a lot of hunger to get the job done under a bit of pressure because we had two games where the results didn’t go our way,” Porter said. “So I wanted to reward some guys. And it certainly meant that we weren’t quite as fresh, but I felt psychologically it was important to reward guys for getting the job done on Wednesday. And it paid off.”