Paul Merson has shared yet another bizarre football take as he believes Real Madrid loanee and Champions League winner Gareth Bale is not good enough to start for West Ham in the Premier League.
The Welsh forward seems to be struggling to get into the Tottenham team after falling out of favour with yet another manager in Jose Mourinho and Paul Merson believes it isn’t just because of attitude, it’s because of ability too.
I don’t know if this is a compliment to West Ham or an insult to Gareth Bale but Merson believes that Jesse Lingard would start over the former Spurs hero, do you agree with this?
🗣"This bloke was one of the best players in the world, but he ain't now"
Paul Merson & Tim Sherwood debate Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham as Merson says Bale could not get in West Ham's side pic.twitter.com/IuNBpxWXfP
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Can the 31 year find his form again in the Premier League after scoring in Tottenham’s thumping of their Europa League opponents on Thursday night?
Will Jose trust him enough to start him against West Ham tomorrow with David Moyes side sitting in fifth place in the league and Jose’s side ninth?
This is a must win game for Jose with pressure piling on the special one.