However, in the recent weeks, he's been in form and has scored nine goals and assisted two for Tottenham.
Speaking in an interview, the winger told:
"I think the main reason I came to spurs this year was to play football first and foremost but going into the Euros, I want to be match-fit."
"The original plan was to do a season at Spurs and after the Euros still have a year left at Real Madrid. My plan is to go back and that's as far I've planned to be honest."
Bale remained one of the unused players by coach Zinedine Zidane at Madrid. The former Premier League Player of the Year played only 14 matches in the 2019-20 campaign for the Spanish giants. The Welsh captain earns a whopping $33 million a season at Real.
Gareth Bale with his Welsh national teammates. Photo Source: The Guardian
Wales will begin their World Cup qualifiers match against Belgium on Wednesday with the second match at home to the Czech Republic on March 30.
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