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Mourinho: “Why did it take time for Bale to reach his good form? Ask Real Madrid”

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The Welsh attacker has been impressive for Tottenham in recent weeks and Mourinho tried to explain why it took him so long.

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Tottenham manager and former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho talked to the press about Gareth Bale, who has been completing quality performances for the London-based club lately, even if it took him almost an entire half of the season to reach that kind of level. bale is still a Real Madrid player, so his current performances could eventually decide his future if Tottenham are interested in prolonging his current loan deal for another season.

“For the last two years, he had what he had in Madrid. Ask Real Madrid, then maybe you will understand why it took him time to reach this good form. Maybe staying patient was the main reason why he was able to show his level in the last two weeks,” said Mourinho.

If Tottenham decide not to keep Bale for another season, it won’t be easy for Real Madrid to find him a new club willing to pay his salary, especially when he is set to become a free agent in the summer of 2022.

Right now, Real Madrid fans should want Bale to keep performing this way so that Tottenham think the loan deal is worth another season.