Mourinho Finally Reveals Why He Kept Bale On The Bench During His Spell With Tottenham

Mourinho Finally Reveals Why He Kept Bale On The Bench During His Spell With Tottenham

- Jose Mourinho has aimed a dig at Gareth Bale ahead of Wales campaign at Euro 2020

- The Special One claimed the Real Madrid superstar has not been on his A-game against big sides

- Bale will be represent Wales at Euro 2020 and have been grouped alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey

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Jose Mourinho has stated that Gareth Bale has not produce many convincing performances against top teams in recent years, Daily Mail.

The Portuguese gaffer was relieved of his duties after poor run of results which left Spurs hanging in the middle of the league table.

Bale made a January move to play under Mourinho and but only managed to earn six staring places scoring four goals in the process.

Mourinho Finally Reveals Why He Kept Bale On The Bench During His Spell With Tottenham
Jose Mourinho claims Gareth Bale's form in big games should be a concern for Wales at Euro 2020. Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC
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Mourinho who is now the newly-appointed Roma boss disclosed that Bale's lack of form against top teams could hinder Wales' performance at Euro 2020

Wales have been grouped alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey and Mourinho laid concerns on Bale and Juventus star Aaron Ramsey as he said:

"Over the years Wales have relied a lot on Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, the two most talented players in the country.
"But when I look to the club season and how many matches Ramsey played at Juventus, there were lots of injuries.
"When we look to Gareth and how many great performances he had, how many goals he scored against the best teams, there were not many or none. It's not an easy situation for a country without many options.
"But they are always well organised and know how to create a situation to try to get the best out of the more talented players."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero could reunite with former boss Jose Mourinho at Roma this summer.

The Argentine shot-stopper worked with the Portuguese manager when they won the Europa League title in 2017.

After being told that he was surplus to requirement at Old Trafford, the 36-year-old has been linked with a move to join Boca Juniors and Racing Club.

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