Tottenham Hotspur have a number of world-class players within their ranks at the moment, from Harry Kane upfront to Toby Alderweireld at the back.
However, few have reached the heights of ex-Spurs winger Gareth Bale, whose career took off after leaving North London.
Bale has won four Champions League trophies at Real Madrid, including three in a row between 2016 and 2018.
In the 2018 final against Liverpool, Bale came off the bench to score two goals to seal the tie, including an outrageous bicycle kick.
Unfortunately, the Welshman remains unpopular with the Real Madrid faithful, and Zinedine Zidane is reported to want Bale out of the club (Sky Sports).
The ex-Premier League star has subsequently been linked with a move to Manchester United or old club Tottenham (Express), but his agent has all but put an end to that talk.
Jonathan Barnett has claimed that the situation at Madrid has not improved, but Bale would not be going out on loan this summer, and a move to United is very unlikely.
He said (Sky Sports): “Obviously, Gareth’s situation at Real hasn’t improved, but a loan move is not going to happen. I don’t think he wants to go out on loan. He’s got a lovely life and home in Spain. I think it would take something exceptional for him to leave and loans are not on the menu.
On Man United, he added: “He could fit in there. I think he could do very well – he is still one of the best players in the world. But it is very unlikely.”
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