Real Madrid will not lose out financially if Gareth Bale's injury problems force him into retirement.

Real dispute Marca claims of a slipped disc suffered by the former Tottenham star. says, however, Real are covered for the full €91 million they paid for the Welshman thanks to the €4.5 million they cough up annually in player insurance.

Real received the full €6 million they paid Getafe for Ruben de la Red after he was forced into retirement due to a heart ailment.

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