Gareth Bale: Tottenham’s on-loan ahead plans to return to Actual Madrid


Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid from Tottenham in 2013 and received a world record fee of £ 85million in 2013

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Gareth Bale plans to return to Real Madrid next season after his loan deal with Tottenham ends.

Wales captain Bale returned to Spurs for a season in September but has one year left on his Real Madrid deal, which expires in the summer of 2022.

The 31-year-old Bale is with Wales in preparation for Wednesday’s inaugural World Cup qualifier against Belgium.

“There are no distractions for me,” said Bale when asked how his club’s future could affect his international form.

“I think the main reason I came to Spurs this year was primarily to play football.

“When I went to the Euros, I wanted to be fit. The original plan was to do one season at Spurs and after the Euros have another year at Real Madrid.

“My plan is to go back as far as I have planned.”

At Real, Bale has won four Champions League titles, two La Liga championships, a Copa del Rey, three Uefa Super Cups and three Club World Cups.

However, a string of injuries, indifferent form and a deteriorating relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane had made Bale a marginal figure in Spain.

As a result, he moved back to Tottenham last September, where he had come from Southampton in 2007 as a 17-year-old for an initial payment of £ 5m.

Bale found Spurs playing time limited at first but has been in great shape lately, scoring 10 goals in 25 games in all competitions that season.

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