Tottenham hotspur has signed Madrid winger Gareth Bale on a one year contract.
The 31-year-old has finally secured a move away from Madrid where life has been tough over the last few years following a fallout with his manager, Zidane.
Bale began his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free-kick specialist. Bale moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee. During his time at Tottenham, managerial and tactical shifts saw him transform into a more attacking player. From the 2009–10 season, under the guidance of Harry Redknapp. Bale became an integral part of the team, rising to international attention during the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League. In 2011 and 2013 he was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year and was named in the UEFA Team of the Year. In 2013, he was also named PFA Young Player of the Year, the FWA Footballer of the Year and the Premier League Player of the Season.
He was nominated to the PFA Team of the Year three times in a row between 2011 and 2013. On 1 September 2013, Bale was transferred to Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee. Press at the time reported the transfer value at figures between €91 million and €100 million.
The Wales National team captain will now leave Los Blancos to return to his former club after over 100 league appearances scoring 80 goals.
During his spell in Madrid Bale also managed to win four champions league Triumphs even scoring a double in the Champions league final against Liverpool in 2018 .
Gareth Bale will wear the number 9 shirt on his return to North London and Jose Mourinho will be left amused after finally getting his man.