Gareth Bale reveals what Florentino Perez told him after transfer

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez told Gareth Bale that he signed him to help the club win La Decima. 

Bale has revealed that the club's president brought him to the club from Tottenham in the summer of 2013 to help Real secure their 10th Champions League trophy. 

The Welshman, of course, played an integral role in helping his side lift the prestigious prize in his first season - he scored a crucial goal in the final against Atletico Madrid - and he has insisted that he's hoping to win it once again for the club. 


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When asked about his thoughts on the 2014 final, he stated, as per "The fact we won, the celebration... I think about the relief.

"I think we'd not won the Champions League for 12 years. I remember when I signed for Real Madrid the president said to me that he'd brought me to win La Decima. It was nice that we won it in my first season and hopefully we'll win more."

Life under Zidane 

Bale has also declared that it has been an 'incredible' experience plying his trade under the guidance of Zinedine Zidane. 

Zidane replaced Rafa Benitez at the helm earlier this season and Bale has suggested that the Frenchman is already proving that he's a top coach. The ex-Tottenham man has, however, admitted that it has been an 'annoying season' in the Spanish capital. 

When discussing Zidane, the Welshman continued by saying: "It's an incredible experience. He was one of the best players in the world and to have him as a coach is an honour. He's now demonstrating that he is a great coach. I'm really enjoying working with him and hopefully it continues.

"It's been a bit of an annoying season, with little injuries interrupting my form, especially when I was playing well. Regarding the objectives, we're a bit behind in the league, but in the Champions League we know that we are in a good position and we're going to fight as much as we can in each game. Hopefully that will take us to where we want to be."

Wolfsburg test 

Real, of course, are set to take on German outfit Wolfsburg in the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday evening and Bale has dismissed the notion that his side have been handed an easy draw. 

Zidane's side are firm favourites to progress, but Bale is well aware that Wolfsburg will pose a tricky test for Real. 

Bale continued by saying: "We knew that any team that made it to the quarter-finals would be difficult. We're looking forward to playing. We're going to go out to win both games and hopefully we can."

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