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It was announced on Tuesday evening that Ben Davies had to withdraw from the Wales squad after suffering an injury.
The 27-year-old came on for Sergio Reguilon despite not being fully fit himself and played the final 33 minutes of Sunday's 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
Mourinho's comment read: "When a player plays injured to help his team to recover from two bad defeats, this can hapen [sic]. A man, a team player."
Jose Mourinho's comment:point_down: pic.twitter.com/wJ3y3exl9c
- Alasdair Gold (@AlasdairGold) March 23, 2021
It came just hours after Bale's comments about returning to parent club Real Madrid.
Bale returned to Spurs last summer on a season-long loan and fans were hoping he'd make the move permanent.
But the winger admitted in a press conference earlier this week that going back to Madrid was 'the plan.'
At least one welsh player seems to care
- Magicalmoura (@Magicalmoura1) March 23, 2021
Sounds like a back handed dig at Bale :see_no_evil:
- Angry Cod (@theangrycod) March 23, 2021
I wonder who he's taking a potshot at.....
- Stu Allen (@BigStuA84) March 23, 2021
Response to bale...
- The Mach :o: (@martinmach) March 23, 2021
Is he taking subtle shots at Bale?
- Tim Parkes (@ShaolinMunkeh) March 23, 2021
Tells u what he thinks about bale- ashraf (@Freedelivery851) March 23, 2021
Hahaha Bale and Jose gonna spend this whole break sniping at each other. Who will last longer? https://t.co/UfKxVuIhy0- Dyl (@fvwheat) March 23, 2021
Bale's comments came ahead of Wales' World Cup qualifiers this week.
"There's no distraction for me," he told BBC Sport when asked about his club future.
"I think the main reason I came to Spurs this year was to play football first and foremost.
"Going into the Euros I wanted to be match-fit. The original plan was to do a season at Spurs and after the Euros still have a year left at Real Madrid.
"My plan is to go back, that's as far I have planned."
Do you think Jose Mourinho has taken a shot at Gareth Bale?
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