Sky Sports Newsâ Kaveh Solhekol on The Transfer Showâ¦
"According to Baleâs representatives, there were other clubs who were interested in signing him but his heart was set on returning to Spurs. Once he was told that Spurs wanted him, that was the only club that he wanted to go to.
âWhat's interesting as well is that when you look back on his time at Real Madrid, everything he achieved and all the trophies that he won, his problems there were, basically, with Zinedine Zidane. He had some issue and Zidane just did not like Gareth Bale; they haven't been on speaking terms for the last few months.
âIt was extraordinary the way it worked out and it'll be interesting to see how his relationship works with Jose Mourinho because Mourinho has this reputation of being a very good man manager, he's very good at dealing with big egos of world class players and we've seen that in the past.â