I hope people don't remember him as he was the last six to twelve months. Before that, he really drag us up the table single-handedly at times and was a huge component to where we are now. It's sad it's ending the way it is - with boos and a general disquiet about him - but he's done a lot for...
Think I said the same in the past window, but I'm not sure how much sense it makes... But it's Bale. I think so many of us have a great emotional attachment to his performances and energy that logic probably goes out the window a bit.
And I'm fine with that.
That's a good point - I had forgotten about that.
Regarding his contract, I think we took the option for an additional year bringing it to 2021, I think? So it gives us at least a little bit more time to sort it out.