The double PFA Player of the Year winner has finally sealed his move to the Santiago Bernabeu after months of negotiations and public posturing from all parties
Finally! I'll be watching Madrid more often now to see how well Bale does!
Tottenham just pulled off one of the greatest robberies of all time :)
Maybe if you're a poor team. =) We'll make that back in shirt sales.
Yes just like how kaka cost you £500k a game and £2 million a goal! By the way where are you funding this money from? Your country has none and real are backed by your government so where exactly does this money come from?
if 80m buys you 200+ goals in 4 years = +- 50 goals a year what does 100m buy before being considered a waste of money? i dont see bale scoring anywhere near that many. he couldnt even get pass the 30 goal mark. yeah yeah, "the english league is harder" they say....ronaldo scored 47 goals in a season in the EPL. bale hasnt passed 30. this is the definition of over-priced.
Bale is a great player, but Madrid overpaid by a good 30 million. Not to mention the fact it has forced Ozil out the door, and Ozil is just as good in different ways. Finally where will Bale actually be played, he is heavily left sided and would surely prefer being deployed there, which means Ronaldo will have to move over for him. That'll go down well with Madrid's ego filled dressing room.
i think Bale is only worth 40-45mil at most. i agree with you on ozil being just as good in different ways. Ozil was a team player. he was to CR7 like what xavi/iniesta are to messi. the supplier. now with that gone, its going to be hard to see what happens. i dont think CR7 will find it hard playing on right instead of the left but di maria may feel uneasy about losing his spot to a guy just as good as he is. not to mention Bale, like RVP, suffer from "leftiritus" commonly known as cant kick worth sh!t with the right leg. im not a Bale fan. maybe he can prove me wrong and i'd love for that to happen but from what i seen, he's a CR7 wanna-be. literally copied everything about CR7.
Bale, last 3 years at Spurs: 37 goals and 15 assists. £86m?! Really?!
I think he'll do fine, just not "100 million" fine
At some point the beautiful game needs some beautiful common sense when it comes to players and prices
i hope bale doesn't turn into torres, i so badly wanted him to be our go to striker but perhaps that 50 mill was to much pressure hopefully bale will continue his good form
Torres is still a fantastic striker, but some of us Chelsea fans (like yourself) tend to criticize to heavily for his performances. No matter how many important goals he scores you people are never satisfied.
i will admit im critical of torres but you know what? we all should be, especially when you are paid so much, when your agent negotiates a 50 mil transfer too.... and to be fair, he has been far to inconsistent in the premier league, in europe though hes been decent, but that isn't good enough look at van persie if you think im being to harsh, consistently good every season, he may dip but no one would question his performance like torres
Since 2002.. Real Madrid continue to believe that having 11 star players is what will win them the CL and La liga year after year.. this is NOT the answer..imo. :p Good luck to Bale either way though.
Well done to bale. Not his fault about the fee. I am sure he will be class for Madrid as he was for spurs.
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