Former Tottenham star Gareth Bale wants to see out his contract at Real Madrid despite being told he is not part of Zinedine Zidane’s plans, according to reports in Spain.
Bale has been linked with a return to Spurs a few times over the 12 months after seemingly falling out of favour with Zidane.
The Welshman scored twice in the 2017/18 Champions League final, a game he started on the bench.
Zidane left not long after Madrid’s victory over Liverpool but returned midway through last season, which saw Bale spend even more time among the substitutes.
Spanish outlet AS claims Bale has been told he is not part of the Madrid manager’s plans.
However, the report suggests Bale has informed the club he intends to see out the remainder of his contract, which expires in the summer of 2022.
That means it’s highly unlikely we will see a reunion between Tottenham and the 29-year-old, who will be on the verge of turning 32 when his current deal ends.
Bale’s injury record and huge salary are also stumbling blocks that are certain to prevent Spurs from re-signing a fan favourite.
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