By Jordan Seward For Mailonline
Published: 20:47 BST, 2 September 2020 | Updated: 20:57 BST, 2 September 2020
Gareth Bale has hit out at Real Madrid for making it 'very difficult' for him to leave and admitted he would consider a return to the Premier League.
The Wales international has been frozen out at Madrid by boss Zinedine Zidane and the club are said to be desperate to get him off their wage bill.
Bale, who joined Madrid in 2013 in a then world-record £85million deal from Tottenham, only played 20 times in all competitions last season and has become infuriated with the club's handling of his potential departure.
Gareth Bale has insisted Real Madrid have been 'very difficult' and won't allow him to leave
The 31-year-old forward has previously been linked with a move to Manchester United and former club Tottenham and revealed he would be open to the idea of coming back to England.
also expressed frustration at Madrid thwarting his mega-money move to the Chinese Super League back in January.
GARETH BALE: Talks to Geraint Hughes about his Real Madrid future and would consider return to Premier League.— Bryan Swanson (@skysports_bryan) September 2, 2020
“It’s in the club’s hands. They make things very difficult, to be honest.”
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He said: 'Last year they blocked everything at the last second so it was a project that I was excited for last year but it didn’t materialise so there have been other