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Gareth Bale ‘Born’ to Play For Real Madrid, Says Florentino Pérez: The Daily EPL

gareth bale pfwa award 600x310 Gareth Bale Born to Play For Real Madrid, Says Florentino Pérez: The Daily EPL

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez is trying to unsettle Gareth Bale by saying that the Welsh footballer was “born to play in Madrid.”

Perez was quoted in Spanish newspaper Marca. And the quote comes hot on the heels of Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett saying that “If Florentino Perez is interested in Gareth Bale it would be an honor and we would listen, but his contract is with Tottenham.”

What is it about football executives at Spanish clubs who continually step over the line and try to unsettle footballers in Great Britain? It’s ridiculous and frankly embarrassing behavior by a Real Madrid executive.

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