And Spanish outlet Diario Gol claims all is not well behind the scenes.
Reports over the weekend claimed Bale wanted Ronaldo to be dropped.
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But Ronaldo is said to have bitten back, using his status as club talisman to lay down the law to Bale.
The former Manchester United star reckons his team-mate must be held accountable for his disappointing performances.
Along with senior Madrid players, Ronaldo is furious with Wales international Bale for failing to hit the goal trail.
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He is also worried Bale's inconsistent form could deal a major blow to their hopes of winning a first La Liga title since 2012.
The ex-Tottenham forward has scored just two goals from his last eight games – his worst record since arriving at the club.
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However, he will be aiming to make amends when Real face Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday.