Writing on Twitter, reliable journalist Fabrizio Romano has lifted the lid on chairman Daniel Levy’s plan for Tottenham Hotspur surrounding 2020/2021 loanee Gareth Bale.
The Lowdown: Bale’s future up in the air?
Much has been made of the Welshman and whether he will sign for Spurs permanently or opt to remain at Real Madrid.
The 31-year-old, when available and ready to play, arguably made an impact under both Jose Mourinho and Ryan Mason – ending the 2020/2021 campaign as the club’s third top scorer.
Indeed, in all competitions, Bale notched an impressive 16 goals and three assists from out wide in just 34 appearances (Transfermarkt).
The Latest: Romano lifts lid on Levy plan for Bale…
Writing on Twitter, reliable journalist Romano has claimed that Levy and co plan to hold talks with Real Madrid over Bale this summer but it will only be done once the new manager is officially appointed.
“Gareth Bale is not planning to retire after the Euros,” he explained on social media.
“Despite rumours, Bale is waiting to decide his future – he’s still under contract with Real Madrid and Tottenham meeting will take place once the new manager is appointed. But he’s not retiring: fake.”
The Verdict: Do it Levy…
Despite fitness issues and a speculated lack of trust from former boss Jose Mourinho, Bale could prove to be a shrewd permanent signing for Spurs’ new boss considering his profile and record from 2020/2021.
Scoring 11 goals and assisting two others in just 10 Premier League starts (Transfermarkt), it is evident that the Wales international star still possesses the quality to succeed with Spurs.
The only caveat may be his reported sky high wages, and if Bale is to make a permanent return to Tottenham, it is fair to say he may have to make some concessions given the Lilywhites’ financial troubles.
In other news: Spurs now want to sign this ‘nearly unplayable’ star, find out more here.
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