Should Bale Return To Spurs?

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Should Bale Return To Spurs?

  • Yes

    Votes: 170 40.5%
  • No

    Votes: 199 47.4%
  • Unsure

    Votes: 51 12.1%

  • Total voters
    420
Levy would have him on a pay as you play contract, with his injury history he'll be on equiv. £30k a week. Cant see Bale agreeing an incentives contract.

That said, the shirt sales would bring in a huge wedge..
 
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The question is also a bit, what does Bale want from his career?

Does he want to go in somewhere, play football and drag a team like Spurs over the finishing line, or is he looking for a paycheque?

If it's the former and we can get him in on a good deal, I think there could still be some value in bringing him in. If we can manage his injuries and get him to pass on some of his experience to the younger lads, it could work. Sort of the way that Davids is seen as a catalyst for Barca's success, despite him only being there for half a season. It might just spark something with a player like Kane or Winks, which could take them to the next level.

If he wants a big fat paycheque, then pass.
 
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I can't pretend I wouldn't be thrilled to see him back in a Spurs shirt.

A lot of practical, good sense on this thread which I can't really disagree with, but he is genuinely world class and would still terrify defences. Imagine him tearing it up at the new stadium.

That said, he'll go to UTD.
 
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Read today that Madrid are looking to send him on a loan deal as a perm transfer anywhere is just too complicated. i.e hes worth £75-100m but with his injury history no one will take the risk.

Coming back to Spurs would be the better option for him, I'm sure he'd love to have United on his CV but to what end? I can see him achieving anything there given their never ending transitional period.


Realistically I can picture him going to PSG or Bayern to play in a less physical league.
 
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Read today that Madrid are looking to send him on a loan deal as a perm transfer anywhere is just too complicated. i.e hes worth £75-100m but with his injury history no one will take the risk.

Coming back to Spurs would be the better option for him, I'm sure he'd love to have United on his CV but to what end? I can see him achieving anything there given their never ending transitional period.


Realistically I can picture him going to PSG or Bayern to play in a less physical league.
Even then Madrid are going to have to subsidize half his wages just to shift him. He's, smartly, not going to agree any transfer that sees him on a renegotiated contract - his wage is immense and what he can get today is going to be a massive pay cut. Why throw money away?

Could see Chelsea getting the loan as part of a Hazard sell as well. But I cannot see him, in any scenario, wearing a Spurs kit again. I really wish people would just let it go....we shagged a pretty girl once, but now she's gone and we've got a much more stable and still attractive wife. Stop wanking in the toilet to 6 year old grainy cell pics.
 
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I know it’s all done and dusted now with him off to China, but I can’t get over the fact that even a double-digit percentage of Spurs fans wouldn’t want him back, never mind an overall majority.

It’s like Brexit all over again with people willing to cut their nose off to spite their face.
 
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I can't say I'm surprised, as he (and his agent) have come over as real mercenaries in the last few months. A million a week is nothing short of obscene. It's not as if he's not earned extremely well since he's been in Spain. Ah well, can't blame him I suppose, this will set him and his family up for life.
 
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I know it’s all done and dusted now with him off to China, but I can’t get over the fact that even a double-digit percentage of Spurs fans wouldn’t want him back, never mind an overall majority.

It’s like Brexit all over again with people willing to cut their nose off to spite their face.
Why does every fucker compare everything to fucking Brexit? Gareth Bale's and Tottenham's situation is absolutely nothing like Brexit!

Not trying to have a pop at you it's just I see it happen all the fucking time on here on social media in real life people comparing everything to Brexit when actually nothing compares well to Brexit at all as it's a very unique situation.
 
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I can't say I'm surprised, as he (and his agent) have come over as real mercenaries in the last few months. A million a week is nothing short of obscene. It's not as if he's not earned extremely well since he's been in Spain. Ah well, can't blame him I suppose, this will set him and his family up for life.
Spot on about setting himself and his family up for life. That’s what’s it all about - he’s achieved a lot in the game hasn’t he.

Will never begrudge him anything. Gave me some great moments while wearing our shirt.

And I will never forget the abuse he got from some of our own fans as a teenager learning his trade. Shocking that grown middle aged men think that’s the way to “support” your players.

Only person he has to answer to is himself. Maybe he knows his body just can’t hack top level football for much longer. Who knows?

Just glad I saw him play in our colours.
 
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