Tottenham Hotspur fans want their former hero to come home.
After Real Madrid's El Clasico defeat at the Nou Camp, Gareth Bale cut a haunted figure.
The Welshman had a look of a player who knew he is in for a slating from the Madrid press, whether he deserves it or not.
Bale has been under fire recently, and despite him ending a nine game goal drought last weekend, the winger was not able to influence the game in the 2-1 loss to Barcelona.
He completed a woeful 57 per cent of his passes, and did not land a single shot on target. He did manage to create two chances, but Madrid could not convert any of them.
More unusually, he did not complete a single dribble, but a lack of possession could be one reason. He received just 24 passes from his Madrid teammates, while top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo received more than 40.
Bale now has a break from Madrid for international duty, and a spell away from the spotlight could do him good.
A permanent exit has previously been suggested, with The Mail touting him for a switch to Manchester United.
It is fans of his former club Tottenham Hotspur who really crave a return, whether it be realistic at this point or otherwise, dreaming to see him link up with current star Harry Kane.
Here is a look at how fans reacted on Twitter to his display...
Bale should just come back to Tottenham— Jake (@jakecole99) March 22, 2015
Tottenham to buy Bale, Modric to get jel so he also comes. Spurs win the BPL and eventually dominate Europe for the rest of eternity.— Nathan White (@NathanWhite98) March 22, 2015
Sometimes I'm jealous of the delusion. It must be sweet to live in a world where you think bale would come back, as opposed to the real one— General Burkinshaw (@TsideSpurs) March 22, 2015
Bale come back to Spurs they would pass the ball to you and let you take the free kicks— R Clinch (@rachieclinch) March 22, 2015
Bale has been ruined by Madrid, come back home Gareth, we know you want to play with Harry... #THFC— Louis Mellini (@Loum410) March 22, 2015
Bale needs to come home, reckon we can find a place for him back at the Lane— David Bricknell (@DBricknell10) March 22, 2015
Think bale should come home... Come back to a club that cherishes you— Luke Healy (@lukehea95) March 22, 2015