Giggs knows his plans for Euro 2020: Bale and 10 others
Wales head coach Ryan Giggs isn't concerned about Gareth Bale's lack of playing time or form at Real Madrid.
The forward has been a talisman for Wales in recent years and that won't change ahead of Euro 2020 it seems.
"When he's with us, he plays every match. He gives it everything," Giggs said about Bale.
"For me, it's difficult to know what is going to happen in the next few weeks, but it's like that with every player because I don't know how many games each player is going to play before the Euros.
"He's at a big club, he's won the Champions League there and all I can say is what he's done with Wales is fantastic and not only on the pitch. Off the pitch, he's a leader and his teammates know that.
"He always feels at home when he plays with his Wales teammates. For me, it's difficult to say what's going on at his club, but all that I can say is that his work with the national team is fantastic, perfect.
"Bale hasn't always been very popular with the Real Madrid fans, but his national team boss doesn't think he's disliked at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
"At Real Madrid, the players are always under the spotlight. It's normal and I don't think it's a problem for him," Giggs noted.
"I watched the game against Manchester City and when he came on, the fans gave him a good reception.
"I know the game wasn't good for Real Madrid but when he came on, I don't think anyone booed. The fans were applauding him. But like at every big club, you have to play well every week.
"If your levels drop, they're going to criticise you; that's part of being at a big club like Real Madrid.
"For me, Gareth Bale is still a top player and he's very important for my team, both on and off the pitch."