Ball appeared in only 11 of the Spurs’ 23 matches in all competitions since his arrival on loan from the Spanish giants.
The Welsh winger failed to convince Mourinho he was worth a regular place in the squad, with the Portuguese still having concerns about his level of fitness.
Real had hoped the 31-year-old could jumpstart his career in north London. The idea was for him to turn his loan into a permanent switch. That way, Real could cut their payroll by £ 650,000 a week.
Real boss Zinedine Zidane wants to spend money in 2021, not having added to his squad last summer.
Exceptional attackers Erling Braut Haaland and Kylian Mbappe are both on Real’s radar, the latter will likely cost around £ 200million.
However, those plans look messy amid reports in Spain on Saturday. According to Sports world, they claim that Mourinho and Spurs have already decided not to extend the arrangement.
In the article, they state ‘Bale does not triumph at Tottenham’. They write that Mourinho has already decided not to keep a player who “Pass from injury to injury”.
Furthermore, they write that Bale “fell short of expectations” during his second stint at Spurs.
With no chance of making the loan permanent, or even extending into a second season, Bale now appears to face an uncertain future.
Sports world concludes that with Spurs ‘ready to send’ the big man back to Real, the Spanish giants will now explore new ways to offload him from their books.
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Bale could face Marine in FA Cup
Mourinho, meanwhile, revealed that Bale could return to the squad to face Marine on Sunday, if he succeeds in a training session on Saturday.
The Wales winger has been sidelined with a calf injury since the Carabao Cup win over Stoke, but is now back in training.
“He trained today [Friday] first time with us so tomorrow [Saturday] the second time and tomorrow after training we will make a decision, ”said Mourinho.
“What I can say and it’s also a way of showing you what we look like, the respect we have for this game, is that Gareth told me that he would like to go and would like to play. So if the feelings are positive, Gareth will come.
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