– Zinedine Zidane had several clashes with Welshman Gareth Bale
– The former Tottenham player has returned to England to join his ex-club
– Zidane says he does not really care, but maintained he never had problems with the player
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Zinedine Zidane seems not to be bothered about Gareth Bale’s switch from Real Madrid to his former club Tottenham as the player had been out of favour under the manager.
Gareth Bale has sealed loan switch to his former club Tottenham for £12million, with reports that the contract could eventually extend for a further year.
The Welshman received heroic welcome by the club fans when he arrived at their training ground on Friday, September 18 as he seals his move from Real Madrid.
Spurs have agreed to pay a percentage of his wages in a bargain deal which amounts to around £12million for the season — and they will officially confirm it.
“It’s not like that but I don’t really care,” Zidane said ahead of Real’s opening La Liga game away at Real Sociedad.
“It’s more complicated. With Bale it’s always about one side against the other. But I’ve never had a problem with Gareth.
“There will always be things that happen. Now he’s making a change, all we can do is wish him the best. These things happen in football, but I’ve always said he was a spectacular player.”
Recall that Bale left Spurs in 2013 for a then world record of £86million, and now at 31, he has returned to the club seven years later.
Zinedine Zidane says he doesn’t care ahead Bale’s Tottenham move. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Mourinho names 6 Spurs players he will sell before the arrival of the Welshman this summer as Spurs also completed a £25million swoop for Real left-back Sergio Reguilon on a five-year deal.
Spain ace Reguilon, 23, and Bale flew to London on Friday on a private jet chartered by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy as announcement is imminent.
Bioreports earlier reported that Jadon Sancho is still on the radar of Premier League club Manchester United and now latest reports have it that the Red Devils are preparing to launch a last minute bid for him.
Borussia Dortmund earlier gave United an August 10 deadline to complete the deal or forget it, but United failed to come up with the demanded £108million.
Manchester United had earlier agreed terms with the player personally, but Dortmund insist that the youngster is not for sale.
As well as taking a look at Watford ace Ismaila Sarr, the Red Devils had hoped to sign Gareth Bale who has sealed a loan deal to Tottenham.
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