Gareth Bale to Stay
Real Madrid and Wales superstar Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett said recently that there will be no English Premier League return for the player, he said the player is likely to finish his career at Real Madrid, although they have been interest from a handful of the English Premier League clubs.
The 30-year-old has been linked with a return to England with his relationship with Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane understood to be strained. Gareth Bale almost moved to China last summer but the deal did not work, his agent said: “He has a very nice lifestyle. I don’t see why he doesn’t see his career out at Madrid probably.”
The Welshman Bale has been linked with a Premier League return for years with former club Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United, Manchester United all interested in the player but reports now are that he might finish his career with Real Madrid. Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a world record £85m fee in 2013 From Tottenham. Bale has won four Champions Leagues, one La Liga title and one Copa del Rey, as well as three Club World Cups, three Uefa Super Cups and one Spanish Super Cup.
Gareth Bale’s agent said: “As I’ve always said, he’s quite happy in Madrid.” “It’s his life that he wants to lead. Financially, he will want for nothing the rest of his life, and his children and grandchildren. “He’s won nearly everything in the world, except the World Cup, but unfortunately he plays for Wales so some things are beyond him.
“So he’s won everything else, to come back and play [in the Premier League] would be unbelievable – a big thing. “I don’t think he wants to do that at the moment. He’s quite happy to play at Real Madrid.” Clubs are hoping the wages of player will drop now after this coronavirus pandemic and as such push players to look at for clubs who will pay them well but Gareth Bale’s agent has said they should expect that from his player.