Spurs boss Harry Redknapp admits that he is glad that he did not sell Gareth Bale.
The Welshman has been in superb form since returning to the Tottenham Hotspur side in January after previously failing to make an impact under Harry Redknapp.
Manchester City were interested in Bale, while Mark Hughes was still in charge at Eastlands and Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan were keen to take the left-sided player on loan.
It would have scared me to death to have sold him,â€™ admitted Redknapp after watching Bale add Chelseaâ€™s scalp to that of Arsenal.
â€˜I knew what he had. It was just a case of him growing up a little bit, getting a bit stronger, and heâ€™s done that.â€™
â€˜Gareth got so much hype at Southampton,â€™ added Redknapp.
â€˜He came here and it was difficult. To have gone 23 or 24 games without being on a winning team, thatâ€™s not easy to have hanging around your neck. â€˜Heâ€™s growing up fast and heâ€™s got everything, really. Heâ€™s a 6ft 1in left winger who can score goals, head the ball and cross the ball like he does. He also has the ability to run all day.â€™
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