- Jose Mourinho has reacted to Gareth bale Instagram's post after the Cup defeat to Everton
- The Wales international was left out of the travelling squad to Goodison Park in midweek
- Tottenham will face Premier League leaders Manchester City at the Etihad
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has been left fuming with Gareth Bale's recent social media post following their 5th Round FA Cup defeat to Everton, Mirror.
Spurs were knocked out of the competition in a thrilling 5-4 scoreline at Goodison Park in midweek.
And Bale was not listed in the squad for the encounter likewise their previous clash with West Brom in the past weekend.
The Welshman made a post on Instagram with a photo of himself in training saying:
"Good session today."
The 31-year-old's post drew reactions from fans who blamed Mourinho for not using the attacker despite being fit.
In a post-match interview after the loss to the Toffees, Mourinho explained why the Real Madrid loan did not play the game at Goodison Park.
"Well I think it's better for me to say. So we played against West Bromwich on the Sunday and he didn't play.
"On Monday I was a little bit surprised by him wanting to have a scan because he was not comfortable with some muscular area.
"So he didn't train on Monday and then on Tuesday he trained with the team but I was informed that his desire would be to work with the sports science for a couple of days to strengthen that area where he's not feeling comfortable.
"That's the reason why he's not here."
In another post made by Bale, he shared a photo of the team leaving for the Merseyside to play Liverpool without him.
Spurs will face Man City in a crunch Premier League clash at the weekend and it is uncertain if Mourinho would include Bale in his squad.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Carlo Ancelotti is one of the most travelled and successful managers in the history of football to date.
The Everton boss was tensed all through his team's 5-4 win over Tottenham in the 5th Round of the FA Cup.
The match went into extra time at 4-4 and substitute Bernard scored a 97th-minute winner but Ancelotti's reaction on the bench did not look as if he was moved.
Akan Anwankwo is a sports editor with Legit.ng and has 7 years of field and office experience.