Gareth Bale is in the process of completing a season-long loan move to Tottenham, according to Mail Online. The Real Madrid star is already frozen out at the Bernabeu in recent times. Consequently,Consequently, he has only started one match after the COVID 19 hiatus. With two years remaining on his contract and age being no longer on his side, Bale needed a place he can see first-team football.
The Welsh international earns a massive 600k pounds a week at Real Madrid. This could be a stumbling block to the loan deal but Real Madrid has agreed to fund part of the deal. According to the terms of the agreement, Bale is going to take home 13 million pounds in the season-long loan.
Meanwhile, it looks like Manchester United will definitely cool their interest to sign the 31-year-old Bale. It is on the reports that Manchester United wants to sign Bale if the deal for Sancho hits the rock. Unfortunately, Mourinho’s Tottenham is on the driver seat at the moment.
Bale addition to Tottenham will be a huge boost as the talent of the Welshman is not in question. In the light of their recent 1-0 loss at home to Everton, Mourinho is desperate to add bite to his attack. Tottenham’s attack was lethargic all through the game as Everton ran away with the precious three points.
Earlier in the summer, Mourinho said this about Bale going to Tottenham:
“I tried to sign him for Real Madrid which was not possible to do during my time there,” Mourinho said in his Wednesday press conference.
“But the president followed my instinct and my knowledge and the season I left he brought Gareth to the club.
“There is no secret in that. Even Gareth knows that. But I’m not going to speak about him anymore because he is a Real Madrid player.”
In six seasons with Real Madrid, Bale scored 105 goals in 251 games across all competitions. He won 13 trophies, including four Champions League titles. Bale alongside Benzema and Ronaldo, formed a fearsome frontline that terrorized defenders across Europe and Spain