Real Madrid outcast Gareth Bale could stay at Tottenham Hotspur even after his deal expires.
on a season-long loan during the close-season after getting out of his debt with Zinedine Zidane at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Coach José Mourinho – also a former Madrid man – seems to be pleased with the Welshman since he returned to the club with which he made his name and is eager to make his deal permanent.
The estimated potential fee is in the region of €15m, with the deal also saving Madrid president Florentino Pérez a year of the winger’s astronomical salary.
started his career with Southampton, going on to spend six years in London – changinge from a skinny left-back into a physically imperious wide man – until he was identified and brought to the Spanish capital in 2013.
The Welshman won two LaLiga titles, one Copa Del Rey, four Champions League titles, one Spanish Super Cup, two European Super Cups and three Club World Cups at the Bernabéu.