To replace a player of that calibre, you would need to invest in two or three superb players to simultaneously strengthen the rest of the squad, but Real Madrid have neglected that plan of action. The Portuguese superstar skipped the club's U.S. tour because he was recovering from his World Cup performance.
Spanish contingent Isco, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vasquez and Nacho came back on July 25th following their Russian venture.
Ramos, however, didn't show up until August 1 and therefore missed Los Blancos' friendly defeat to Manchester United.
Bale finished with 16 La Liga goals last season and is in his fifth campaign with Real Madrid.
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It's reported that the apparent preferential treatment enjoyed by the veteran defender has made some of the players uncomfortable.
The report claims: "His importance at Real Madrid is undeniable and he commands total respect in the dressing room, but not all are comfortable with the situation".
Ramos has also experienced enormous success at global level with Spain, winning two consecutive European Championships as well as the 2010 World Cup.
Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has insisted that Real Madrid will always be competitive, even without Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old already knows that Florentino Perez is looking for a Galactico and a more high-profile man between the sticks and has thus chose to let the 31-year-old star leave.