Gareth Bale has spoken out about the transfer speculation that surrounded him earlier this summer.

The Tottenham winger was being linked with Spanish clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid during the recent transfer window but has made it vehemently clear that he never wanted to leave North London for La Liga.

"No. I've always been focused on my game, playing football, and I'm enjoying myself here at the moment so there's no reason to go anywhere," said Bale who signed a four-year deal in June.

"I'm enjoying my football, we've got a great squad now and hopefully next season we can get Champions League football, where we should be."

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