“I spoke to a Marca reporter, I told him: ‘It’s complete rubbish’. They still print it. Whatever they say is a lie. How stupid & irresponsible of Marca to have run such a stupid story! Bale’s the most expensive transfer in history, if there was a problem, they [Madrid] would have stopped the transfer.” – Jonathan Barnett, Gareth Bale’s agent.
Well, this is strange!
Real Madrid have reacted in rather quick time this Saturday afternoon to denounce a report in Marca claiming Gareth Bale may need a hernia operation.
After spending a world record fee on Gareth Bale, Real Madrid are clearly not happy if untruths are spread about the Welshman.
Yet, Real Madrid weren’t too fussed when Marca helped tap up Bale from Spurs in the summer.
Screenshot of the official Real Madrid response is below…