Spanish sports newspapers start today their especial coverage of the UEFA Super Cup. Real Madrid will face Sevilla tomorrow in the battle for the first title of the season.
Marca puts its focus on Gareth Bale, who will play in his hometown. “SuperBale returns home,” they title. The Madrid-based daily highlights the Welshman great physical condition: “He arrives to his third final with Madrid like a bull,” they write.
“Bale has gained muscle mass and explosiveness this pre-season,” Marca points out. “He’s Los Blancos top scorer this summer and his goals were decisive in the club’s last two titles,” they add.
The most sold Spanish paper also publishes an interview with Sevilla’s manager Unai Emery. “Playing the Super Cup is a prize for us, and we deserve it,” the Spaniard told Marca.
The other main Madrid-based sports daily, As, publishes a report on the Spanish fans traveling to Wales for the game. “8.000 Spaniards take Cardiff,” they title. “4.000 Madrid fans and another 4.000 Sevilla fans have travelled for the Super Cup final,” As reports.
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