IMAGE: Gareth Bale arrives at the hero’s reception at Tottenham’s training ground after flying in Daniel Levy’s jet with Sergio Reguilon to complete their £ 40 million double deal TODAY
- Gareth Bale was driving into a private airport terminal when boarding a London flight
- He landed at Luton airport shortly after noon as he was on his way to sign his contract
- Bale was welcomed by fans as he was driven to Tottenham headquarters
- Daniel Levy arrived early on Friday morning at the Tottenham training ground
- The club president had a busy day waiting for Bale to return on loan
- Sportsmail revealed Wednesday, Bale would receive £ 13 million in wages in the deal
Gareth Bale got a big smile when he arrived at Tottenham’s training ground in Enfield to sign the contract to seal his return to his former squad.
Sportsmail Exclusively revealed on Wednesday that Bale has entered into a season loan agreement to return to North London.
He will earn more than £ 13 million in wages as part of the one-year deal negotiated by Tottenham chairman Levy. After flying to Luton airport shortly after noon on Friday, he was driven to the club’s training base and greeted by enthusiastic supporters who welcomed him a hero.
Gareth Bale gave his thumbs up to the supporters when he was driven into Tottenham’s training ground
The Welsh international continued to smile as he prepared for a deal to return to Spurs
Tottenham fans continued to celebrate after getting a glimpse of Bale prior to his reveal
Bale made the trip to London with teammate Reguilon, who will also join Spurs this summer
The two players made the morning flight from Madrid together with Daniel Levy’s private jet
An excited fan, who had followed the flight to Luton online, was among the first to get close to Bale at the airport as he posed for a selfie in a black Audi in front of the fan.
Other supporters went to the club’s training ground and waited on the side of the road for him to arrive. When he stopped, there were loud cheers, and Bale looked pleased to be back.
He raised his thumbs on arrival as supporters clamored for selfies with the returning hero.
Levy was brought bright and early on Friday morning at Tottenham’s Enfield base, while he was left to announce Bale’s return to the club.
A fan followed the flight to Luton and managed to snap a selfie with the 31-year-old
Bale was pictured exiting Luton airport shortly after 12:30 p.m. as he prepared to sign his deal
Bale was previously seen driving into a private airport terminal in Madrid on Friday morning
News of the players’ arrival at Luton saw excited Tottenham fans head to their training ground
Bale and Reguilon said goodbye to their teammates at Real’s Valdebebas training facility on Thursday and wasted no time on their way to the airport on Friday.
Levy was temperature tested by security personnel upon arrival as part of the ongoing protocol amid the coronavirus pandemic. The players will have to deal with a similar protocol when they arrive later on Friday afternoon.
Levy is believed to have arranged much of the deal on Tuesday, with Jose Mourinho being a driving force in helping the deal after their opening day defeat to Everton in the Premier League.
On Thursday, a few minor formalities were completed and all that’s left is for Bale to return to North London and sign.
Even as the deal was nearing completion, Mourinho refused to be publicly involved in Bale’s action after Thursday night’s Europa League 2-1 win against Lokomotiv Plovdiv in Bulgaria.
Bale and teammate Reguilon boarded the flight from Madrid and landed in mid-afternoon
Tottenham chairman Levy saw his nails biting on Friday morning when he arrived for work
It was temperature tested by security personnel at the Enfield base as part of extra precautions
“I can’t comment,” he said. ‘I don’t comment on anything I don’t know. For me, at the moment, until Gareth Bale is a Tottenham player, I still think and respect the fact that he is a Real Madrid player.
“I’m not going to comment on a Real Madrid player.”
Bale became a fan favorite at Spurs, scoring 56 goals and providing 58 assists in 203 appearances.
In 2012-13 he was crowned Tottenham’s Player of the Year and also won the PFA Players ‘Player of the Year, PFA Young Player of the Year, Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year and Premier League Player of the Season award .
Bale became a fan favorite at Spurs, scoring 56 goals and providing 58 assists
Mourinho has long been an admirer of Bale and has tried to sign him several times
He was the most impressive player in the Premier League and Real Madrid were aggressive in the transfer market, transferring him to partner Cristiano Ronaldo in Santiago Bernabeu.
The Welshman has won four Champions League titles since moving to Spain, but has found life tough under Zinedine Zidane.
The French boss has struggled to move to Bale and has largely kept him out of the squad since returning for his second term at the helm.
Bale saw a switch to the collapse of the Chinese Super League last summer, but after playing such a fringe role in their title win last season, both the club and the player have come to the conclusion that it is best for him to, in at least temporarily, to go somewhere else to return to. its best.
The relationship between Bale and Zinedine Zidane deteriorated and he almost left for China last summer
Bale was filmed arriving at Real Madrid’s training ground on Thursday morning to arrange his departure