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Tottenham urged to sign Gareth Bale on season-long loan transfer from Real Madrid after come-and-get-me plea

SPURS legend Cliff Jones has urged the club to bring fellow Welshman Gareth Bale back to N17.

Double-winning winger Jones remains a massive fan of the club and watched with pride as Bale turned himself into a global superstar in his six seasons at White Hart Lane.

And after Bale responded to his unwanted status at Real Madrid by making a public “get me out of here” plea, Jones suggested Jose Mourinho and Daniel Levy should pounce.

Writing on Twitter, the 85-year-old said: “Come on @SpursOfficial – get @GarethBale11 on a season loan. Would suit all concerned. #COYS”

Bale seems potentially open to a return to Tottenham, and the prospect has got Spurs fans salivating.

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While there was frustration when Bale left in a world record breaking £86m move to Madrid in 2013, leaving a hole then-boss Andre Villas-Boas was unable to fill, the passage of time has healed most of those scars.

The fans do recall Bale’s brilliance, sheer exhilaration and goalscoring feats.

And with Mourinho’s side seeking a confirmed winner to potentially take them over the line, Bale would be seen by many as the missing piece in the jigsaw.

Former centre-half Graham Roberts backed fan calls for a Bale return with many believing the Welshman, now 31, would be an inspirational figure – and fired up by a determination to prove Real boss Zinedine Zidane wrong.

The biggest issue of course would be the money with Bale on an estimated £600,000-a-week, more than double the current wages of Spurs' top earner Harry Kane.

But with Madrid seemingly desperate to get rid of him, even for nothing, Tottenham could consider a package involving a huge signing-on fee and lower salary, or a loan deal with Real making a substantial contribution.

Bale said: "It's one of those situations if those options arise it's something I would look at, for sure. We'll see what happens.

"We have plenty of time in this transfer window and I guess a couple of others as well. Time will tell.

"It's not really in my hands, the decision is in Real Madrid's hands. They make things very difficult to be honest."

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