Real Madrid assistant coach Zinedine Zidane on Sunday dubbed the highly controversial transfer fee for Gareth Bale as 'incomprehensible' in the transfer market and global economy.
The Welsh winger, who is currently away on International duty, was signed from Tottenham Hotspur for a staggering fee reported to be £86 million.
In a verge to justify such expensive spending, Zidane was asked if he thinks the winger was worth such amount.
He replied: "You need to ask that question in a year's time.
"Ten years ago, they bought me for 75 million euros and I said I wasn't worth it," Zidane told Sunday's Canal Football Club television programme.
"Today, I tend to say a player is not worth that. Two clubs agree on a price and no-one is forcing the other to do anything.
"That's football. Unfortunately, it's incomprehensible with what's happening today to pay so much."
The former France captains also believes Bale might be under pressure when the season begins because so much will be expected of him. Hence, Zidane hopes to advice the former Tottenham star to play as he knows how to.
"My role will certainly be to tell him that he plays as he knows how to, to not put too much pressure on himself," he said.
"He has an incredible potential but he still has room for improvement."
Bale could make his Real debut this Saturday against Villareal.
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