Fulham defender John Arne Riise has told Gareth Bale to think twice about quitting Tottenham for a foreign club.

Bale could walk out of White Hart Lane at the end of the season and go straight into the best teams in Spain and Italy.

Riise said: "When Real Madrid and Barcelona call your name it is tempting. But, for me, there seems no reason to leave Tottenham.

"The club seems to be going places, he is playing unbelievable football and he has his friends and family here.

"Moving abroad is a lonely business."