JOSE MOURINHO is lacking perseverance with Gareth Bale.

Tottenham’s Welsh superstar, 31, cut a forlorn figure once again yesterday as he was an unused sub in their 3-1 win at Sheffield United.

And Bale’s latest snub came the day after Spurs launched an official video in which Mourinho can be heard explaining his concerns about the winger.

In the video, shared on Spurs TV, the Portuguese coach asked: “You desire to remain here? Or go to Real Madrid and play no football?”

SunSport can expose Mourinho was talking with No 2 Joao Sacramento and other backroom staff.

The Spurs manager was telling them what he said to Bale in crisis talks he had with the star, who is on a season loan from the Bernabeu.

Bale has actually made simply one Premier League begin for Spurs considering that checking in October, when he was subbed off in a 1-0 win at West Brom on November 8.

In all he has had 161 minutes of top-flight action, with Mourinho utilizing him in the Europa League primarily.

It is understood the Spurs employer was not keen on Bale signing up with as he felt the squad currently had adequate wide gamers.

Mourinho likewise appeared to send out a coded message to Bale the other day as he praised Tanguy Ndombele, who scored an excellent 3rd objective at Bramall Lane.

The Frenchman – signed from Lyon in a club-record ₤ 65million handle July 2019 – has also had a hard time to encourage Mourinho of his skills.

And Mourinho said: “I have sufficient experience to say when a player is not playing very well, it is his obligation.

” When a gamer turns things around and brings his efficiencies to a really high level it is likewise his obligation. It is an excellent example that the door is open.

” When a player is not playing he needs to comprehend why – and needs to attempt to understand how he can stroll through that door even after a difficult duration.

” Ndombele comprehended. The goal is incredible, but I don’t care about the goal, I care about the performance. It was magnificent.

” I give special credit to Tanguy for his will to train hard and his desire to win and earn a place in the group.”

Serge Aurier and Harry Kane likewise scored to deliver a very first league win at Bramall Lane given that December 1975.

Mourinho joked: “I believe the last time Tottenham beat Sheffield United here it was black and white television.”