Zinedine Zidane said he believes Gareth Bale will now stay, with the Spanish transfer window closing on September 2.
Zinedine Zidane has made clear that Gareth Bale is not in his plans as he looks to rejuvenate Real Madrid following their miserable season last term.
Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game with a deft finish after pouncing on a disastrous pass by Marcelo.
"I did not disrespect anyone, least of all Gareth," a frustrated-sounding Zinedine Zidane said.
Zinedine Zidane said the club were working on Gareth Bale's departure, adding that he hoped it happens soon, "for everyone's sake".
While Gareth Bale would be welcome at a host of marquee clubs, his big salary may prove to be an obstacle for all but the richest teams.
Real Madrid's response to Barcelona winning the title on Saturday night was to slip to a 0-1 defeat at Vallecas and fall 18 points behind La Liga's newly-crowned champions.
Real Madrid were mathematically ruled out of the title race after Barcelona beat Alaves on Tuesday while Atletico Madrid look likely to finish above them too for a second consecutive year.
Karim Benzema has been one of the few bright sparks in an otherwise dreary campaign for Real Madrid and his hat-trick at the Santiago Bernabeu took his tally to 30 goals for the season.
Real Madrid delivered another thoroughly underwhelming performance at Butarque to remain 13 points adrift of Barcelona.
Gareth Bale departed again to whistles with 14 minutes left, a conciliatory hand slap from Zinedine Zidane offering little consolation as he trudged off.
Paul Pogba last week described Real Madrid, managed by France great Zinedine Zidane, as a "dream club for every player".
Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane stepped down as coach after leading Real Madrid to three consecutive Champions League titles, while Cristiano Ronaldo ended his nine-year association with Spanish giants.
If the summer had gone differently, Gareth Bale might have been on a plane to Switzerland on Monday to play for Manchester United against Young Boys.
Zinedine Zidane stated that the two stars played a good role in helping Real Madrid win the third consecutive title of the Champions League when he was the coach.
Real Madrid got their La Liga campaign off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory at home to Getafe on Sunday in their first league outing since the summer departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and coach Zinedine Zidane.
Zinedine Zidane quit Real on May 31, saying he had decided to leave at the top and that it was time for a change for himself and the club