Spurs legend Graham Roberts is tipping Tottenham to sign Gareth Bale and use him a similar way Juventus and Real Madrid used Cristiano Ronaldo most times.
After an impressive nine years stint at the Spanish capital, Ronaldo moved to Turin in 2018, where he has continued his remarkable performances. Since signing for Juve, Cristiano Ronaldo has a tally of 65 goals in 89 appearances for the Bianconeri. This performance has seen the former Manchester United man maintain his ruthlessness in front of goals to date.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo’s performances are not down to his skills only but also due to his adapt to different kinds of tactics from different managers.
At Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo is often deployed to the left flank but ends up partnering with the likes of Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala. Something that we have seen work out for Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid by deploying Ronaldo at the left flank but in the end, he ends up combining with Karim Benzema up front.
Now there is news linking Gareth Bale to a Tottenham season-long loan-deal, and Graham Roberts reckons Spurs can draw inspiration from the way Ronaldo is being used at Juventus and then at Madrid.
Roberts suggests that Bale will offer Tottenham several options upfront and likened his abilities to that of his former Real Madrid teammate.
Taking to Twitter, the Spurs legend posted, “And we have very good options if Gareth Bale signs, he can play right down the middle when Harry not or either side.”
“Superb in air and superb shot so makes total sense to me to use him how Juve and Madrid used Ronaldo at times,” he adds.
Moreover, Mourinho has not hidden his desire to another striker to his ranks, who can play as a second striker for Harry Kane. Thus, the prospects of bringing Gareth Bale is something Mou can consider.
However, with Bale still 31 years old, it could even be better to use him as an out and out winger with Son and Kane complementing him in the attack.
But the final statement here is that Gareth Bale is not Ronaldo, and no one can quickly adapt to the playing style of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. Even Bale can testify about that having played together with the Portuguese at Bernabeu.
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