By Jack Bezants for MailOnline
Published: 06:57 GMT, 6 January 2021 | Updated: 07:05 GMT, 6 January 2021
Real Madrid believe that Tottenham will cut their losses and send Gareth Bale back to the Spanish side at the end of the season as the Welshman struggles kick-start his second spell at Spurs.
Bale, 31, completed a stunning return to north London in September but has struggled to maintain a consistent level of fitness.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The Wales international's latest injury issue is a calf problem sustained in the 3-1 win over Stoke in the EFL Cup quarter-final on December 23.
Gareth Bale hurt his calf in Tottenham's win at Stoke - and it has caused worry at Real Madrid
Bale has struggled to make a consistent impact at Tottenham since joining on loan from Real
Bale scored in that cup tie but was forced off at half-time and Sportsmail reported last week that Tottenham will be without Bale for the first few weeks of 2021.