Gareth Bale looking to improve by watching Cristiano Ronaldo

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Real Madrid winger and former Tottenham hero Gareth Bale has revealed he is trying to improve by watching teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.

Gareth Bale became the most expensive player in football history when he moved to Los Blancos for around £85 million last summer, and he has flourished in his debut season in the Spanish capital.

The Wales international has scored 21 goals this term, which included a memorable winner in the Copa Del Rey final against Barcelona last month.

However, the former Tottenham man has admitted that he wants to improve and feels that there is no one better to try and learn from than Portugal superstar Ronaldo.

The 2014 Ballon d'Or winner has plundered 54 goals for Carlo Ancelotti's side this campaign, and Bale wants to emulate his teammate.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, he said: "I've learned a bit of everything from him. The way he plays and gets himself into certain positions; it's a chance to learn off one of the best players in the world. Hopefully that will improve me as a player.

"I don't think there's anything specific, it's more my all-round game, positioning-wise. I need to get myself into more goal-scoring positions.

"Every year I try to keep improving and I tell myself that if I keep working hard I will get better."

Los Blancos will meet fierce local rivals and newly-crowned La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final this Saturday.

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