Real Madrid's nightmare with Gareth Bale is endless. The Kings sent the Welshman on loan to Tottenham, saving him his salary, but he threatened to return to Real Madrid at the end of the season because he still has a year on his contract with Madrid.
His intention, like that of his agent Jonathan Barnett, is not to lose a single euro from his contract, write in Spain.
And therein lies the danger for Real. If the white club fails to sell him or transfer him, he will have to pay the player's full salary next season until his contract expires in June 2022. Which, in numbers, means that the Bernabeu will be forgiven 15 million .