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Chris Coleman Confident Gareth Bale Would Be Big Real Madrid Success

Welsh boss thinks move would be good for Gareth.

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Wales boss Chris Coleman has said that he believes a move to Real Madrid would suit Gareth Bale well, having spent time managing in Spain, according to the Independent.

The Spurs ace has been heavily and continuously linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer and Coleman, who has spent time managing Real Sociedad, believes that the 24-year-old would be well equipped to deal with life outside the UK.

Bale is currently on international duty with Wales although he took no part in last night’s match at the Cardiff City Stadium against the Republic of Ireland as he continues his recovery from a foot injury, and made clear on Monday that he would not be talking about speculation surrounding his future.

Bale is thought to be desperate to join Real, but so far Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has resisted the urge to cash in on his prized asset. However, should he chose to then Coleman sees Bale becoming a huge success in Europe.

“I have no reservations about how he would handle it,” said Coleman.

“When you move to another country you have to embrace the culture and you can’t expect everybody else to change for you.

“For Gareth as a player wherever he goes he will have to learn the language and the culture, but his ability will always be there.

“His mentality is fine. He is a superstar, he is, he is a super talent, but he is not caught up with that.

“The best players don’t stop and think how well they have just done, they are always striving. How can I do better? How can I improve?

“That’s why the best stay there for so long, players like him and Ryan Giggs don’t care about how much money they have got, what fancy car he’s driving, or what big house he is living in or the stardom of it. It is all about being on the pitch and producing because they love football, genuinely.”


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