The biggest headline of the transfer market is here as Gareth Bale joins Tottenham. Jose Mourinho is looking forward to making his team stronger and brings in the players who are suitable for his counter-attacking tactics. He has already signed wing-back like Matt Doherty. But surprisingly without any speculation, former spurs and current Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale to Tottenham deal is done. Jose Mourinho himself approved the deal and is keen to work with Bale. The club has announced it on their official website as well as social media.
Gareth Bale joins Tottenham: Contract details
Gareth Bale is returning to his former club by a loan move. Spurs have agreed to a one-year loan deal with Real Madrid by sharing his wage equally. Bale will have his medical soon and join the club according to the Journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Gareth Bale: Career Overview
Now that Gareth Bale joins Tottenham on a loan deal, let’s have a look at his career. The Welshman has started his career at Southampton Academy on season 2006/07. But he joined Tottenham next year for about 12 million Pounds, which was very good money for a young player at that moment. Bale started to grow himself from the grounds of White Hart Lane.
Star of Tottenham
Gareth Bale joins Tottenham where it all started for him to improve his career and become a star on the field. He amazed everybody associated with the club with his attributes. But surprisingly he started his career as a Left-Back. Also, he played as Left Midfielder sometimes. He played just 12 matches with Tottenham first season but won that season’s PFA Young Player of the season.
He improved massively as Left-back but also played as Left Winger. He won his first silverware, The Carabao Cup as a Spurs player in 2008. He improved himself day by day. Moreover, he was changing his position and improving as a forward. Day by day he was transforming into a beast. His pace and finishing were absolutely transformed. He became one of the most prolific forward of the Premier League at that moment. His pace and passing at the wing made problems for many defenders. Gareth Bale won the PFA Player of the Year award in 2012. He also won PFA Young Player of The Year in 2013 for the second time in his career. He played 203 matches for Tottenham, scored 56 goals, and provided 58 assists.
Former Tottenham manager and under whom Bale transformed himself, Harry Redknapp also praised Gareth Bale. He expressed his concerns about his defending ability and clarified his thoughts that why he decided to use him as a winger. Bale was one of the greatest, according to the English manager.
Joining Real Madrid
Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid on season 2013/14 for about a 88 Million Pounds. He continued his form there also. He polished his attributes more and more day by day. His runs across the wing, passing, and also finishing helped Real Madrid’s forward line to perform better and better. His partnership with Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo (known as B-B-C) became one of the most dangerous trios in world football. This trio made gigantic problems in front of the opponent’s defense.
Gareth Bale has won everything with Real Madrid. He won the Copa Del Rey and also the UEFA Champions League title in his first season in Real Madrid. He won 2 La Liga, 3 more UEFA Champions League, 3 UEFA Super Cup, 4 FIFA Club World-Cup Championship, and 1 Spanish Super Cup. He scored 2 goals in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League Final against Liverpool and secured Real Madrid’s record 13th UEFA Champions League title. He made his mark here too. He played 251 matches for Real Madrid, scored 105 goals, and provided 68 assists.
Fallout with Zidane
But certainly, everything has been changed. His injury made a huge problem for his career. Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane actually took him out of his plans. Bale also showed some unhealthy attitudes toward the club, which the Los Blancos fans have not taken well. His chances were going down day by day. Zidane expressed his concerns regarding Bale and told that the winger was unhappy at the club.
Gareth Bale also told that his relationship with Zidane was not “The Best” which should be. He also made concerns regarding his future in Madrid.
What can the Welshman offer for Jose Mourinho
Now that Gareth Bale joins Tottenham, what does he bring to the table? Gareth Bale can easily fulfill Jose Mourinho‘s demand to play fast and counter-attacking football as previously mentioned. His defensive attributes are still not so bad. The only concern is his injury. But still, Bale can give many things to this Spurs team if he can play his game with his attributes and style.
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