Mourinho said he tried to sign Bale when he was in charge of Real from 2010 to 2013
Tottenham Hotspur forward Gareth Bale is relishing the opportunity to work with manager Jose Mourinho who had unsuccessfully tried to sign the Welshman in the past.
Bale completed a loan move from Spanish champion Real Madrid back to his former club Spurs Saturday, ending a seven-year stay at the Bernabeu.
Mourinho said he tried to sign Bale when he was in charge of Real from 2010 to 2013.
The Wales international was also regularly linked with a move to Manchester United when the Portuguese was in charge at Old Trafford.
Bale, who injured his knee playing for Wales this month, is likely be match fit after the October international break and is excited about the prospect of linking up with Son Heung-min and Harry Kane.