Gareth Bale ‘is considering WITHDRAWAL after Euro 2020, with a reward from Real Madrid to end his £ 600,000-a-week contract early on 31′ after the Spurs tenant said his future plans will ’cause chaos’.
Gareth Bale could consider the sensational move to walk away from football completely after Euro 2020.
The Welsh star, who was loaned out to Tottenham Hotspur by Real Madrid last season, has refused to be inspired by his future, insisting in recent days that his focus is firmly on the job his country awaits. the European Championship.
The 31-year-old has hinted that he has already mapped out his plan for this summer, but suggested he would not reveal the information just yet, as it would “ cause chaos. ”
However, ABC in Spain now suggest that Bale now plans to end his illustrious career quickly by negotiating the end of his contract with Real and walking away from the sport altogether.
Gareth Bale may be planning to retire after playing for Wales at Euro 2020
The Spanish newspaper reports that the superstar has been in talks with his family about the move to end his playing days and that he may be willing to give up half of his final annual salary in an attempt to end his deal and walk away from the Spanish capital.
After Tottenham’s victory over Leicester City, Bale insisted he was not yet able to reveal his future plans.
“It just has to happen after the euro,” he told Sky Sports. ‘I know what I’m doing, but it will just cause chaos if I say something now.
“I’m thinking of nothing but Wales.”
Bale will represent Wales at Euro 2020, but the 31-year-old, pictured right with wife Emma Rhys-Jones and children Nava and Axel, could be ready to walk away from the sport.
Bale is currently earning £ 15.1m a year from his deal with the Spanish giants, but could be willing to accept a payout of just £ 7.5m to ensure he gets his £ 600,000 a week contract can leave.
However, his agent Jonathan Barnett appeared on TalkSPORT Wednesday morning to point out that his retirement was ‘worthless’.
Tottenham have made no secret of their desire to extend his loan spell after scoring 16 goals on his temporary return to the club this season, and it is believed that Real have been given the option to extend the deal for another season.
However, the player remained reluctant to make suggestions to extend his stay and insisted he always return to Spain.
Indeed, Bale flew back to the Spanish capital on Sunday evening after the last game of the Spurs campaign.
His departure from Madrid was forced by a deteriorating relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane.
Despite his pivotal role in Champions League successes – including a memorable double in the 2018 final against Liverpool – Bale found himself on the fringes of the Frenchman and was close to completing a permanent move to Jiangsu Suning in the Chinese Super League in 2019.
Bale’s relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has deteriorated over the years
Bale angered Madrid fans in 2019 when he held up a flag mocking his relationship with his club
His relationship with supporters in Spain and with the Spanish media has also been rocky, with his affinity for golf making a lot of money.
Consideration has been given to the amount of time Bale has spent on courses, and he angered fans after Wales ‘qualifying for Euro 2020 after raising a Welsh flag with the motto:’ Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.’
There has even been a suggestion, as noted by ABC, that Bale could now consider a path into the professional golf world after hanging up his boots.
Bale has always been keen to keep himself and his family out of the spotlight. He married longtime fiancé Emma Rhys-Jones in June 2019 in Mallorca in a private ceremony.
Bale moved his family to London during his tenure at Tottenham, instead of Cardiff