Sport Gareth Bale gave Real Madrid a lot and is still world-class - Juande Ramos

03:05  25 september  2020
03:05  25 september  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Juande Ramos worked very briefly with Gareth Bale at Tottenham Hotspur, and the Spanish coach has defended the Welsh international by suggesting Ramos coached Sergio Ramos at Sevilla and was quick to point out the importance the defender will have on Real Madrid 's campaign in 2020/21.

Gareth Bale made it 3-1 to Real Madrid . The problem for the detractors - and there are many - who Surprisingly, though, Bale was still called into action in place of Vinicius 10 minutes into the second half But part of Bale 's problem is that he often manages to give the impression of being an outsider

Gareth Bale rejoined Tottenham from Real Madrid last week © Tottenham Hotspur FC Gareth Bale rejoined Tottenham from Real Madrid last week

Gareth Bale gave Real Madrid a lot and remains a "world-class talent", according to his former coach Juande Ramos.

The Wales international completed a return to Tottenham last week on a season-long loan, seven years after swapping the two clubs for a world-record fee at the time.

He won 13 trophies during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu, including four Champions League titles, but he struggled for appearances over the past couple of seasons.

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Bale 's agent really did start the split between Zidane and Bale . Bale was a clear starter for Zidane There's also a huge difference between playing that role for Wales and playing that role for Madrid . Madrid fans never boo players who give their all on pitch like Lucas Vazquez even though he is much

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Madrid paid little tribute to Bale following his departure and Ramos has suggested the 31-year-old deserves more respect.

"He is a player I like a lot," Ramos, who coached the forward at Tottenham and also managed Madrid for six months, told Radio Marca.

"I think he has given Real Madrid a lot too. He has enormous power and a magical left foot. He is a very usable footballer and one of the few with world-class talent."

Bale scored 105 goals and contributed 57 assists in 251 appearances for Madrid but was restricted to 20 outings last season after falling out of favour with boss Zinedine Zidane.

"Inside Madrid they will know the problems he may have had with Zidane," Ramos said. "But I am sure he has his own side of the story."

Tottenham also signed Sergio Reguilon from Madrid in a permanent deal last week and Ramos has tipped the left-back to be a success in north London.

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"For now it is a populated position with [Ferland] Mendy and Marcelo. If they have made a decision to let Sergio go it's because they received a good amount of money," he said.

"Reguilon had less chance of minutes with Real Madrid than the other two and I think he will adapt well to Spurs. He is a player with a lot of potential."

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