Real Madrid Transfers: Predicting 5 loanees who will be sold

Real Madrid, Gareth Bale (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid, Gareth Bale
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Tottenham RW Gareth Bale

Sticking with the Premier League, let’s discuss a player who will be even more difficult to move in a transfer, Gareth Bale. Though transferring Bale is actually less onerous this summer than it was last summer. Firstly, teams should be less hesitant to make moves in the second pandemic summer. And secondly, Bale is actually coming off a productive season.

Only looking at the goal tally can be a little misleading, but we have to applaud the Real Madrid legend for getting back on track in front of goal in the second half of the season for Spurs. Bale found the back of the net 16 times across the Premier League, Europa League, FA Cup, and League Cup. He averaged over a key pass per game and well over a dribble completed per game in both the Premier League and Europa League, per

Those are solid numbers, and with one year left on his contract, they should earn Gareth Bale another year on loan with a wage-sharing split. Real Madrid and Tottenham have split the wages down the middle for 2020-2021, and it would make sense for Spurs to keep him and do the same next season.

And with Harry Kane’s future uncertain, it makes even more sense for Spurs to hold onto a proven player who scored double-digit goals in the Premier League this past season. Although many of those goals came against lower-level sides, Bale did make a statement by scoring two crucial late goals to help push Spurs past Leicester City in an important final-day game.

Bale could actually help Real, such is the magnitude of their goal-scoring conundrum, but it makes more sense for the two parties to try and move on. Real would want a transfer more, of course.