By Ben Nagle for MailOnline
Published: 13:34 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 14:39 BST, 22 September 2020
Gareth Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett has hit out at Real Madrid and insists the club should be 'kissing the floor' that the Welshman walks on, given his impact in Spain.
Bale left Real Madrid on a season-long loan to Tottenham at the back end of last week, with his time at the Bernabeu all but finished.
Bale won 13 major trophies with the club and was a vital part of the team that ended a 12-year barren spell in the Champions League, but he has been on the end of plenty of criticism from figures inside and outside the Bernabeu.
Gareth Bale was delighted to secure a season-long loan move back to his old club Tottenham
His agent Jonathan Barnett claims that Real Madrid should be 'kissing the floor Bale walks on'
'We had other clubs, maybe bigger clubs than Tottenham, interested, but he had to be happy with where he went and I think he is now,' Barnett said, as reported by The Telegraph.
'It was all agreed his career at Real Madrid was over so it was quite easy once we realised it was serious. It was a build-up of a clash of personalities, a build-up of not being supported, it was many different things.
'For somebody who has done as well as he has for Real Madrid, he didn't get the respect he deserved and that was a big problem. What he's achieved for Real Madrid, they should be kissing the floor that he walks on.'
Come the end of the season Bale