Tottenham Hotspur fans react on Twitter to Gareth Bale's El Clasico performance

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...

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