Gareth Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, has admitted that his client is unlikely to have a future at Real Madrid and has left the door open to a potential return to Tottenham next season.
Despite being written off as a flop by some pundits a few months ago, Bale has demonstrated over recent times that he is still dangerous in front of goal.
Reports indicate that Daniel Levy will give the next Spurs manager the chance to re-sign Bale next season, with the North London club having the option to extend the loan deal on the same terms.
However, the Welshman’s agent admitted the three parties will only have the discussion at the end of the season.
When asked whether Bale can return to Spurs, Barnett told Associated Press’ Neil Barker: “He’s still one of the best players in the world, but he’s only got four games left so we will have to see.
“It’s a three-party discussion; it’s us, Real Madrid and Tottenham. We have our views and we will let them know at the right time.”
Some sources from Spain have claimed that Bale plans on returning to Madrid next season and that the Welshman would like to have a proper swansong with Los Blancos should Zinedine Zidane leave the club.
However, Barnett admitted that the chances of the La Liga giants wanting to keep Bale are slim.
When asked if the 31-year-old has a future at Real Madrid, he replied: “I very much doubt that, but if they want to put him on the bench then that’s fine.
“They want to put me on the bench with that salary? That’s fine for me as well.”
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