“Gareth is not for sale. We’re looking to build a club, not dismantle one,” said the Tottenham manager.
“The chairman Daniel Levy wouldn’t sell him and nor would I.
“He’s one of the best left-sided performers in the world.”
Bale was pleased with his goals but said they were no comfort for the defeat.
“I just got hold of the ball when I could and stuck it in the back of the ne,” he said.
“But that result was hugely disappointing.
“With 10 men we showed what a good team we are and if we’d had 11 on the pitch it would have been different.”
Inter boss Rafa Benitez hailed the 21-year-old.
“Bale is a good player,” he said. “We knew before and know now.”