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By Mike Parrott
Zinedine Zidane has given his thoughts on Gareth Bale joining Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan. The French manager hasn't ever had the best relationship with Bale and it shows with his reaction to the transfer.
Gareth Bale has finally escaped from Real Madrid for at least a year.
With Bale re-joining Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan, the Welshman will finally be able to play his second-favourite sport once again.
Bale's tenure with current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane hasn't been the best albeit Bale being instrumental in the three UEFA Champions League titles Zidane won as manager.
Gareth Bale has arrived in London but will miss the next four weeks with injury, according to Marca pic.twitter.com/3R7clJKoNf
- Goal (@goal) September 18, 2020
Speaking ahead of Real's first game in La Liga away to Real Sociedad on Sunday, where they will begin their title defence, he said regarding Bale's departure: "It's not like that but I don't really care.
"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."
Zidane on Bale's pending exit from Madrid :speaking_head: pic.twitter.com/M0V7WhwCfg
- B/R Football (@brfootball) September 19, 2020
Zidane also revealed he did not say anything to Bale before he left to return to the Premier League.
"I did not speak to him," he added.
"But I know what he has done for this club. He always proved his quality and what he has achieved with the club cannot be argued with."
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