£86m star Gareth Bale faces Tottenham Hotspur heartbreak

(L-R) Chris Gunter, Gareth Bale and Joe Ledley of Wales sing the national anthem prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March...

Former Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale could miss reunion with former club.

(L-R) Chris Gunter, Gareth Bale and Joe Ledley of Wales sing the national anthem prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March...

Gareth Bale's injury struggles are coming back to blight him at the worst possible time.

The winger has been ruled out of Wales' crucial World Cup qualifiers away at Georgia and at home to Ireland due to a calf injury.

Gareth Bale #11 of Read Madrid fies a shot around Matt Hedges #21 of the MLS All-Stars during the 2017 MLS All- Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Real...

The Guardian report he faces four weeks on the sidelines.

So it is not just at international level he is being affected, but for Real Madrid too.

Bale is now at risk of missing his reunion with former side Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.

New Welsh striker Gareth Bale of Real Madrid (L) poses with his new jersey next to Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez during his presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in...

The Guardian's report claims Bale could miss both matches against Spurs.

This would be heartbreaking for the winger, who left Tottenham for £86 million in 2013 and has faced them just once since, in a pre-season match two years ago.

Bale's injury is a big boost for Tottenham, who sit level on points with Real at the top of the group heading into the home and away fixtures.

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