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Clive Allen says Jose Mourinho is 'losing patience' with Spurs star Gareth Bale

Tottenham legend, Clive Allen, believes Jose Mourinho is losing patience with Gareth Bale, after the winger missed out at Everton last night.

Bale didn’t make the trip to Goodison Park, with Mourinho admitting that the Welshman had chosen to stay and work with the medical team despite not being directly injured.

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The news prompted a lot of Spurs fans to question Bale’s judgement and commitment to the cause. And Allen, speaking to Talksport today, believes time might be running out for Bale under Mourinho.

“You see [Mourinho] is losing his patience with Gareth,” Allen said.

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“Everyone was excited when Gareth Bale returned to Tottenham, and Gareth’s body language was great as well. But it just hasn’t worked out. It’s not the Bale we knew; he hasn’t been able to find the consistency or form and hasn’t played enough minutes.”

Bale has started just a handful of games and appears to be a shadow of the player he was during his first spell with the club.

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Mourinho himself even seemed a bit perplexed at Bale’s latest reason for not playing. It could well be, then, that the Spurs boss is indeed running out of patience as Allen suggests.

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You could tell Mourinho wasn’t happy about what had happened and to be honest, you have to question Bale here.

Of course, he may have an issue he needs help with but surely he needs to be putting himself forward for cup games? It’s a chance for him to get some minutes and prove to everyone he isn’t at the end of the road.

Spurs need more from Bale and it would be no big surprise now to see Mourinho completely cut ties with the winger for the rest of the season.

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