Football

Gareth Bale should snub Real Madrid and stay at Tottenham

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

In recent weeks, speculation has linked Gareth Bale with a move away from his club, Tottenham, with many touting Real Madrid as the favourites to get the Welshman's signature. 

Here is my take on why Gareth Bale shouldn't move away from north London, you don't have to agree...

Yes, Real Madrid is definitely a bigger club than Tottenham. However, one has to realise that there will definitely be greater competition for places. 

Real Madrid have great wingers and midfielders in their team, such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria and Mesut Ozil. Even Luka Modric has to regularly settle for a place on the bench. 

Therefore, Bale may not be an automatic choice for first-team selection every single time. 

At Tottenham, Bale is the star man. He is the centre of the team, and he knows that the team is depending on him. Over at Real Madrid, especially if Ronaldo stays at the Santiago Bernabeu, the Welsh winger may have to settle for a place out of the spotlight.

Secondly, the style of play in La Liga and Real Madrid is vastly different from the style of play in the Premier League as well as Tottenham's style of play. Thus, there is no assurance that Bale will be able to fit seamlessly into the Real Madrid side. 

Like Modric, Bale may not be able to adapt to the difference in the style of play in La Liga, where build-up play is slower and there is more emphasis on short passes, unlike the physicality of the English game and the numerous long balls played down the channels. 

Bale's game may be more suited to the Premier League, as shown in his past few seasons with Tottenham, where he has thrived, scoring 21 goals and creating eight assists in the 2012/13 season.

He may still in the end opt for a move, but it may be wiser for Gareth to consider staying put in north London.

 

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/12evFlH

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
Football
Gareth Bale

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again