Why Did Real Waste No Time Reassigning Bale’s No 11 Shirt To Marco Asensio

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A report from Spain says that Real Madrid have already reassigned Gareth Bale’s number 11 shirt before the Welshman has completed his move to Tottenham. That sounds disrespectful right? He is still listed in their squad of players on the site but with the number 25 shirt. The number 11 shirt was assigned to Marco Asensio but the forward tweeted a collection of snaps of him in the No 20 shirt, writing: ‘Iconic and special moments that I will always remember with this number. We continue…

Bale will earn more than £13million in wages as part of the one-year deal negotiated by Tottenham chairman Levy. After flying into Luton airport shortly after midday on Friday, he was driven to the club’s training base and was greeted by excitable supporters giving him a hero’s welcome. Even with the deal close to completion, Bale’s manager-to-be Jose Mourinho refused to be drawn into public comment on the Bale move after Thursday night’s 2-1 Europa League victory against Lokomotiv Plovdiv in Bulgaria.

Source: Daily Mail

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