By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline
Published: 09:04 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 09:04 BST, 7 September 2020
Gareth Bale is set for showdown talks with Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid over his future at the club.
The Welsh international hit out at Real Madrid in a recorded interview, for making it 'very difficult' for him to leave the club, and admitted he would consider a return to the Premier League.
Gareth Bale is set for showdown talks with Zinedine Zidane as he looks to exit Real Madrid
The Welshman in an interview said Madrid were making it 'very difficult' for him to leave
Manchester United are reportedly interesting in bringing Bale back to the Premier League
The report states that Los Blancos are preparing 'operation exit' for the frustrated Welshman following his return from international duty.
It adds that Jose Mourinho would 'love to have' Bale at Tottenham, but chairman Daniel Levy has 'no money'.
While it is clear both parties believe it's better for the 31-year-old to leave the club, they have not had any offers as yet and there is the complicated issue that Madrid are unwilling to pay off the remaining two years of his salary.
Bale's €17million (£15.1m) salary over his remaining two years would mean Madrid would have to negotiate a possible €34m (£30.2m) pay-off which they are not in a position to do.
Following Bale's interview with Sky Sports, the winger and Zidane are set for an awkward face-to-face meeting to try and facilitate the end of his Madrid