Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti had a quick chat with new signing Gareth Bale in Madrid before he flew back to Wales to join up with his national squad.

Ancelotti was able to speak with Bale before and after his signing ceremony.

"It's over, the stress is gone. Now something good starts for yourself and for the team," said the coach to his new world record signing.

Ancelotti will have assistant coach Zinedine Zidane stick close to Bale in the opening weeks as the former Tottenham midfielder adjusts to the heavy expectations now on his shoulders.

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