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Gareth Bale's agent responds to rumours about him making Tottenham return

Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on January 22, 2020 in London,...

Gareth Bale has been linked with a return to Tottenham Hotspur but a deal won't be happening anytime soon it seems.

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid CF in action during the Copa del Rey round of 32 match between Unionistas CF and Real Madrid CF at stadium of Las Pistas on January 22, 2020 in Salamanca, Spain.

Gareth Bale's agent, Jonathan Barnett, has brushed off claims about his client making a potential return to Tottenham by stating that he's an 'Arsenal supporter' when asked whether such a move could be on the cards. 

Barnett made it clear that Bale, who has had a tough time at Real Madrid recently in regards to his relationship with the fans, is currently 'happy' as he labelled him 'one of the best' players in the world. 

Spanish outlet El Chiringuito has claimed that Spurs chairman, Daniel Levy, has asked Florentino Perez about signing Bale as the North London club are hopeful of doing a deal with the Welshman. 

 

Speaking to Sky Sports News (22/01/2020 2:45 pm), Bale's agent completely ruled out his client moving out on any loan deal but did say that 'things could change' in regards to his current state at the club. 

"He's got another two and a half years of his contract and he's fine, he'll be there and he'll be fine," Barnett told Sky Sports. "No loan move. He's one of the best players on earth. Why would one of the best players on earth go on loan? That's ridiculous. 

"That's what I have always said [he will fulfil his contract at Real Madrid]. I have never deviated and that's where I'm going to stay. Things could change but loans are ridiculous. Plus, there are not many clubs that can afford him anyway. He's happy. He'll play with Real Madrid and hopefully win a couple more things with them.

On being told if there's a chance that he'll return to Spurs: "I'm an Arsenal supporter," he responded whilst chuckling.

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid in action during the Liga match between Getafe CF and Real Madrid CF at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on January 04, 2020 in Getafe, Spain.

It would be something if Harry Kane-less Spurs were to secure Bale's signature this month, but it would shock one and all, including the Tottenham fans themselves if it were to happen.

Given Tottenham's financial situation, it has to be questioned, outside of a loan deal, whether they could stump up the money for his signature. 

Bale has won it all in Madrid but it's clear that his relationship with the fans, media, manager and perhaps the players has turned sour.

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid CF speaking with the doctor during the Copa del Rey round of 32 match between Unionistas CF and Real Madrid CF at stadium of Las Pistas on January 22, 2020 in...

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