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Tottenham signing Bale: Mourinho big reason I agreed return

Tottenham loan signing Gareth Bale says Jose Mourinho was a big reason for his move from Real Madrid.

Bale explained that he has spoken to manager Mourinho as he awaits his return to the field after suffering an injury.

"He's spoken to me about a few positions that he would like me to play and obviously I'm happy with that," Bale, 31, said

"He was a big reason for me coming back here, he's a household name and a winner. He's the perfect fit for Tottenham. We need to win trophies and he knows how to do that better than anyone.

"I know every Tottenham fan is desperate for a trophy and we'll be trying as hard as possible in every competition to do that."

He also ensured that he has learned a lot on and off the pitch after spending seven years in Madrid but will still be able to bring plenty of excitement for the Tottenham faithful.

"I'm a mature person now, I have grown up. I have had to when living abroad – not going to be those 90 yard runs down the wing all game. I understand the game more but I still have a lot to offer. I have my pace."

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