04 June 2020

Gareth Bale ‘happy’ at Real Madrid and could finish his career in Spain, says agent

Gareth Bale’s agent has insisted the Welshman is ’happy’ at Real Madrid despite rumours consistently linking him with a move away from the Spanish giants.

The 30 year-old is coming to the end of his seventh season with the La Liga side who he joined from Tottenham in 2013.

Bale scored one of the all-time great Champions League final goals against Liverpool in 2018 (Zuma Press/PA Images)

And while Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett believes a move back to the Premier League is an attractive proposition, he does not feel it is something his client is looking at.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4, he said: "He has a very nice lifestyle. I don't see why he doesn't see his career out at Madrid probably.

"As I've always said, he's quite happy in Madrid. It's his life that he wants to lead. Financially, he will want for nothing the rest of his life, and his children and grandchildren.

"He's won nearly everything in the world, except the World Cup, but unfortunately he plays for Wales so some things are beyond him.

"So he's won everything else, to come back and play [in the Premier League] would be unbelievable - a big thing. I don't think he wants to do that at the moment. He's quite happy to play at Real Madrid."

Bale has won a host of trophies in his time at Madrid including four Champions Leagues, a La Liga title, the Copa del Rey, the Supercopa de Espana, two UEFA Super Cups and three FIFA Club World Cups.

He has also had his fair share of special moments at the club as he has scored key goals in two Champions League finals, most notably his overhead kick against Liverpool in 2018.

In his first major final for Madrid he also ran from his own half to score against Barcelona and win the Copa del Rey for his side.

Overall, Bale has scored 105 times in 249 appearances for the Spanish club.

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