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Bale’s agent fires at Real Madrid fans after jeers during El Clasico

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Jonathan Barnett didn’t mince words.

Real Madrid Training and Press Conference Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett talked about the Welshman’s status in Real Madrid and the criticism he’s received lately.

“This generation of Real fans will be talking about Gareth’s goals for years to come. Frankly they should be ashamed of themselves. Gareth deserves the greatest of respect. The way the Real fans have treated Gareth is nothing short of a disgrace. In the six years he has been in Spain, he has won everything. He’s one of the best players in the world. Those fans should be kissing his feet,” said Barnett.

“Despite what the Spanish press are reporting, he’s happy, he speaks reasonable Spanish and there is no problem between him and the rest of the Real players. The people writing these things know nothing about him. There has not been one single discussion about Gareth leaving Madrid. He isn’t going anywhere this summer. Despite what’s been reported, he’s satisfied, he wants to stay at Real and they want him,” he added.

Barnett is clearly supporting his player here but it’s likely that these words actually go against him in the sense that the fans will go after him even more unless he starts leading this team on the pitch.