Out of favour Real Madrid superstar, Gareth Bale is reported to have talked with new Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho to facilitate his English Premier League return. The Wales international will be looking to rejoin his old team ones the January transfer window opens in the next few days.
Zinedine Zidane has made it more than clear that Bale is no longer part of his plans at Real Madrid and the player has also made sure that the world knows about his unhappiness by sporting a flag that enraged Real Madrid fans during the international break.
Since joining Real Madrid from Tottenham for a record transfer fees, Bale has had a mixed campaign at Real Madrid but is no more an apple of Spanish media’s eyes. Spanish website El Desmarque claims he could make a return to Tottenham in the New Year.
It’s claimed he’s spoken to Mourinho about the possibility of a second spell in north London. Tottenham are willing to pay £25.7million plus offer Christian Eriksen in order to convince Real into selling up.
Eriksen’s contract at Spurs expires at the end of the season. Manchester United are tracking the Denmark international – but Tottenham would rather sell Eriksen to a foreign rival instead.
Bale was wanted by Chinese Super League sides back in the summer. But a move to the Far East now looks off, with the division introducing a £2million-a-year salary cap for foreign players.
Meanwhile, speaking in November, Bale lauded Tottenham’s decision to appoint Mourinho as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement.