Jose Mourinho’s stance on Gareth Bale’s career relaunch after Man Utd transfer failed


Jose Mourinho is keen to bring Gareth Bale back to Tottenham, according to reports in Spain. Bale faces an uncertain future at Real Madrid after falling out of favor under Zinedine Zidane as the Spanish giants desperately seek to remove the Welshman from their payrolls this summer.

The 31-year-old superstar earned hero status at Spurs before leaving north London for Spain in a £ 86million transfer seven years ago.

And ElEspanol claim Mourinho is interested in signing Bale as part of his squad overhaul at Spurs this summer.

The Portuguese boss tried to sign the Wales striker during his tenure as Manchester United manager, but ultimately failed.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale watches

A huge stumbling block could be Bale’s £ 350,000 a week after-tax salary, and it remains to be seen whether the player would agree to a pay cut.

Harry Kane is Spurs’ highest earner at £ 200,000 a week.

Bale’s relationship with Real boss Zinedine Zidane hit a new low this month when the Welshman was kicked from his squad to play for Manchester City.

Bale was available to play but declined to travel for the Champions League loss to City because he knew he would not be chosen.

Jose Mourinho wants to bring Gareth Bale back to Tottenham

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He faces a grim future at the Bernabeu as he hasn’t played for Real in any of their previous seven games.

His previous appearance was on June 24 as Bale was only making his 12th La Liga start en route to the team’s final title.

Bale’s behavior as an unused sub on the bench in their subsequent matches has come under heavy criticism.

In the 2-0 win over Alaves, Bale was seen wearing his face mask over his eyes as he lay in his seat.

He looked similarly selfless days later in the 2-1 win over Granada, at one point using a roll of duct tape as a telescope while in the stands.

The star was also a peripheral figure in Real’s title celebrations with the La Liga trophy.

But he’s arguably Britain’s most successful export after four Champions Leagues since joining from Spurs in 2013 for a world record of £ 86million.

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