Warning shot for the Welshman!
In the summer, Gareth Bale (31) moved to his ex-club Tottenham on a one-year loan from Real Madrid. A transfer that has not yet paid off for the national player.
Bale was in only twelve of 28 possible games for Spurs on the field, scoring only three goals. Too little to save his career – and far too little for coach José Mourinho.
The coach now seems to be losing his patience with the star. Mourinho can be heard in a video of the team’s training on the club channel “Spurs TV”. According to English media the Portuguese complains in the direction of Bale: “You want to stay here? Or go back to Real Madrid and just don’t play football there. “
background: Before moving back to the island, Bale had fallen out of favor with Real manager Zinedine Zidane. The French usually put what was once the most expensive player in the world on the bench. And there the professional made repeated antics. Sometimes he watched the game of his colleagues through binoculars, sometimes he pretended to be asleep.
Is this trouble now repeated at Tottenham?
Recently, rumors had emerged that the club would like to end the loan again. Mourinho himself said at a press conference: “There hasn’t been a second discussion on this topic.” Bale was on loan until the end of the season, nothing else is currently not an issue.
Bale has a contract with Real until the summer of 2022. Should he return to Madrid after this season, he would know where his place is. Certainly not on the field …