Mauricio Pochettino hopes to finally cross paths with former Tottenham Hotspur superstar Gareth Bale one day

The Argentine has followed Bale at two English clubs.

Reports recently suggested that Tottenham Hotspur could re-sign their former superstar Gareth Bale ahead of Premier League rivals if a bid did arrive for the player.

The contract details of Bale's move to Real Madrid were leaked last month and it was reported by The Sun that Tottenham would have a 72-hour buy-back clause if any team made a successful bid for the Real Madrid star.

Of course any Tottenham fan would love to have Bale back at the club. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is obviously not averse to the idea after.

He recently took Tottenham to Spain for a warm weather training camp and whilst there he spoke to Marca.

In his wide-ranging interview he discussed how he has followed in Bale's English football footsteps - with spells at Southampton and Tottenham.

He went on to delightfully mention how he would one day like those footsteps to coincide:

"I'm following in his footsteps.

"He started his career at Southampton, I arrived after he had left the club.

"Then he came to Tottenham and I showed up when he left us ... we'll see if we follow the steps and we end up finding each other.

"In the two teams he is revered as a great souvenir. A great person and a great footballer."

Bale left Tottenham Hotspur in a world record deal back in 2013 to join up with Real Madrid, fulfilling a boyhood dream.

Prior to that he had been a world beater with the Spurs first-team. After initial struggles as a left-back signed from Southampton he reveled after being pushed further forward by Harry Redknapp.

He scored 55 goals in 203 games for Spurs and was crowned PFA Players Player of the Year twice and Football Writer's Footballer of the Year once during his time with Spurs.

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