Ronaldo has taken Bale under his wing at Madrid, with the former Tottenham man, significantly, sitting at the Portuguese's table for this week's Real Christmas lunch.
Ronaldo said: "He started a little bit slow with injuries and small problems. It's normal because he didn't do the pre-season. Afterwards, he's been under a lot of pressure. It's hard but I think he's now in a good way, he's integrated more in the team.
"People like him, the supporters and the players want him [here]. I hope he can help us win trophies."
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