Some Tottenham Hotspur fans have been taking to social media after The Athletic revealed that Gareth Bale has informed the North Londoners that he will not be returning to the club next season.
Despite his struggle early in the season, Bale had a strong finish to his loan spell at Spurs, finishing the campaign with 16 goals in all competitions.
Some reports in the British press have suggested that Tottenham do have the option to extend the Welshman’s loan deal by another year.
However, Carlo Ancelotti’s return to Real Madrid has seemingly opened the door for Bale to stay at the Spanish capital, with the Welshman even admitting that he gets along well with the Italian.
The Athletic have now claimed that the 31-year-old had decided weeks ago that he will not be returning to North London next season.
The report reveals that Bale even communicated his plans to Spurs before joining the Welsh squad for the Euro 2020.
Here is what some of the Spurs supporters have had to say about the prospect of no Bale for next season.
Don’t blame him …we are a fiasco
— Shaun Lewis (@ShaunLewis17) June 20, 2021
He can go hes 33 yrs old n joined Spurs to gain match fitness for euros which ge was denied by Zidane. The sooner we rebuild without players like him the better for the club.
— Spider from Mars! (@kruder69) June 20, 2021
Saves a lot of money in wages when Sabitzer earns a quarter what Bale does
— Terry (@Terry01711833) June 20, 2021
Just in case anyone was still in any doubt that he joined us just to get fit for the Euros
— Tyrone Mings Mortgage Advice Line (@Big_six_baby) June 20, 2021
Time to look forward not back. It’s not 2013 anymore
— Ozcan (@Ozcan70121692) June 20, 2021
Well, genuinely hope this is not true.
— Achilles (@TonySpurano) June 20, 2021
Shock horror 😂
— Pessimistic YID (@THFCy1d4lif3) June 20, 2021
🤷🏻♂️ Only performed against relegation fodder
— Gary L. (@Lawro1882) June 20, 2021
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