Gareth Bale seems to get blamed for everything when things go wrong for Real Madrid, according to a former Manchester United star.
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Despite registering 12 goals and five assists in 30 matches this season, the Welshman has received wide spread criticism this season.
Bale has been criticised for his lack of leadership since Critstiano Ronaldo's departure, while his failure to learn Spanish has also been greeted with frown by many.
Former Red Devils striker Dimitar Berbatov, who played with Bale at Tottenham Hotspur, feels the criticism aimed the winger is unfair.
"Bale seems to get the blame for everything that goes wrong at Real Madrid, which is unfair," Berbatov said on Betfair, according to Marca.
"If you look at his stats - 12 goals in 30 appearances this season - he is still performing, but he is the whipping boy for some reason.
"If you don't feel appreciated, then you have to move on."
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