The goalkeeper has since revealed that he decided to join Real Madrid in March - and missed training because he did not want to be a "toxic" influence. He’s had a brilliant career.” "Ben Hayward on why Real Madrid let Bale join Tottenham" Transfer news and gossip from Wednesday's papers, PLUS: Liverpool fear they could be lumbered with Mario Balotelli, while Tottenham and West Ham keep tabs on Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson. Gareth Bale plays the position Forward, is 31 years old and 183cm tall, weights 74kg. "I know many players talk of their desire to join the club of their boyhood dreams, but I can honestly say, this is my dream come true. Tottenham Hotspur is in talks with Real Madrid to re-sign winger Gareth Bale, his agent said on Tuesday, as the Wales international looks to end his troubled spell at the Spanish club. Gareth Bale became the world's most expensive football player when he completed his protracted £85.3million move to Real Madrid in September 2013. Having said that, credit to Levy for holding out and squeezing £85.3m out of Real Madrid for a player worth £40m tops. No doubt the Spanish Government are about to leaseback Real Madrid's car park for a few billion euros, all funded from the Euro subsidies we pay them, with two fingers by the Spanish Government to the rules and regulations. "He's got it all and ability-wise he is phenomenal. Didn't Spurs lose this same match last season 5-2 WITH Gareth Bale? Bale will have a medical and then be presented to the Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu at 12:00 BST on Monday before speaking at a media conference. To use comments you will need to have JavaScript enabled. Welshman Bale left Spurs to join Real Madrid in a then-world record 85m move in 2013. That could not happen, could it? 5. On 10 July 2015, Marcelo signed a new contract with Real Madrid, keeping him at the club until 2020. When Gareth Bale arrived at Real Madrid in September 2013, for a then-world record fee, it looked to be a match made in heaven. Official Website with detailed biography about Gareth Bale, the Real Madrid midfielder, including statistics, photos, videos, facts, goals and more. "It's very important for Gareth to throw his heart and soul into this move. Seven years after leaving Tottenham for Real Madrid, Gareth Bale is set to rejoin the Premier League side. "We've had some special times together and I've loved every minute of it.". Willian? After his side's 1-0 loss to Arsenal, Villas-Boas said: "Bale is a wonderful player. He is going to join Real Madrid so we wish him all the best. Gareth Bale looks set to remain at Real Madrid, a club that does not want him, after the board blocked his lucrative transfer to China.. Have your say on which player Manchester United should sign. "I am now looking forward to the next exciting chapter in my life, playing football for Real Madrid.". 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The 23-year-old Spanish international left back has signed a five-year deal with a buy back option for the Spanish giant. End of the day money and greed will always find a way around things no matter what the rules. The belief is that this will happen after his loan move to Tottenham Hotspur comes to an end, with some wondering whether or not Spurs even have the finances necessary to make the deal a permanent one. Villas-Boas said: "Bale is a wonderful player. "I am now looking forward to the next exciting chapter in my life, playing football for Real Madrid." Gareth Bale turned down more money to join Real Madrid over David Moyes’ Manchester United, according to the now-West Ham manager. Thank god for that. Either way, he has to produce Ronaldo/Messi stats, otherwise he will be the greatest transfer bust in football history. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy admitted he did not expect to have to plan for the season without Bale. Their other summer arrivals are Nacer Chadli from FC Twente for £7m, Etienne Capoue for £9m from Toulouse, Romania centre-back Vlad Chiriches from Steaua Bucharest for £8.5m, and Ajax's 21-year-old Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen for £11.5m. Bale's sale could now trigger a series of deals involving other Premier League clubs before the transfer window closes at 23:00 BST on Monday. Bale is not the same player he was a few years ago, and he often had injury troubles at Real in 2019-2020. Real Madrid appeared to have both in Gareth Bale. Gareth Bale's dream move to Real Madrid is almost complete, with the Spurs star possibly moving for as much as a world-record £105million. At last,an end to this most boringly dragged out transfer. "He left us with some great memories from last season.". Real Madrid have broken the world transfer record to sign Tottenham forward Gareth Bale. If he is earning 200K a week as some are suggesting it would take me 6 years to earn what he earns in a week !! "Gareth was a player we had absolutely no intention of selling as we look to build for the future," said Levy. The manager at the Bernabeu no longer even disguises his disdain for the 30-year-old, who, remember, has scored Champions League final … At the time, Southampton were struggling financially and so decided to sell the clause back to Tottenham for £3m. Gareth Bale has rejoined Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid. Franco lives on in Spain. Spurs have been busy in this transfer window, signing seven players for a total outlay approaching £105m. Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has discussed his fond memories of Gareth Bale and said he will speak about Mbappé when "he is one of our players". 2016–17 season Is the relationship broken beyond repair, or will Gareth Bale get to have a final farewell with the Real Madrid first team? ", Read more analysis from Gary Lineker and BBC Sport's chief football correspondent Phil McNulty. "I have had six very happy years at Tottenham but it's the right time to say goodbye," said 24-year-old Bale. that he wanted to speak to the Spanish giants. Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti's claim at the start of August that they were "in talks to find a solution" to the transfer angered Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas, but the clubs have now reached a settlement. In the current club Tottenham played 7 seasons, during this time he played 233 matches and scored 57 goals. So much for all this 'financial fair play rules' almost as effective as telling bankers to have morals. The Wales captain has completed a remarkable return to Premier League, seven years after joining Madrid from Spurs in … He added: "I am not sure there is ever a good time to leave a club where I felt settled and was playing the best football of my career to date. The Welshman joined Madrid in … Bale takes aim at Real after declaring true feelings on Tottenham return. Platini, were are you. In the current season Gareth Bale scored 2 goals. Brazil midfielder Paulinho has arrived from Corinthians for around £17m; forward Roberto Soldado has signed from Valencia for £26m, and, for £9m from Toulouse, Romania centre-back. Spanish press are reporting €90m, below Ronaldo. "Such has been the attention from Real Madrid, and so great is Gareth's desire to join them, we have taken the view that the player will not be sufficiently committed to our campaign in the current season. The Red Devils have been linked with a number of new players - so we asked you who'd you most like to see at Old Trafford next season... 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The Welshman stood several metres away deciding not to join … The only question is whether he's got the mental strength to cope with such a big transfer and the spotlight that will be immense in Spain. Gareth Bale of Real Madrid. In each of the past two summer transfer windows, Real Madrid have been unable to find a team willing to sign Gareth Bale permanently. Real Madrid megastar Gareth Bale left fans in hysterics after he was spotted on camera during the team's La Liga title celebrations on Thursday. The Wales star has agreed a £300,000 per week, six-year deal after sealing an £85.3m (100m euros) move which eclipses the £80m Real paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009. "He is a player whose career we have fostered and developed and he was only a year into his new four-year contract. Brazil midfielder Paulinho has arrived from Corinthians for around £17m; forward Roberto Soldado has signed from Valencia for £26m, and Roma playmaker Erik Lamela has joined for a reported £25.7m. HAND OF WAD From his 4 … I risk my life to save others (and wouldn't want any other job) - can't help thinking that there are also other professions who deserve the money more. "More importantly, we have an immense team spirit and a dressing room that is hungry for success.". His representatives that he wanted to speak to the Spanish giants. Real Madrid star goads Bale over failure to join ‘best team in London’ Date published: Thursday 15th October 2020 6:18 "But it's a fabulous opportunity for him and the important thing is he really needs to grasp it with both hands. He was a regular starter when the team won the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League. 5 Reasons Why Gareth Bale Shouldn't Join Real Madrid. Madrid would clearly love to get Bale off their books, given he still has two years to run on a contract that nets him €15 million (£13.7m/$17.2m) per annum. The Wales winger had been expected to join … As part of the deal, Southampton got Spurs youth goalkeeper Tommy Forecast although he never played a senior game. Gareth Bale 'open' to … 0 of 5. Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett told the BBC late Wednesday that talks are "slowly progressing," but added that "Gareth is closer to leaving Madrid … Gareth Bale has been 'erased' by Real Madrid as they hope to offload him to Man Utd (Image: AFP via Getty Images) Read More Related Articles. Again. "I would like to thank everyone at the club; the chairman, board, staff, coaches and players, and, most of all, the fantastic fans who I hope will understand this amazing career opportunity.". 0 goals in national team( Nations League Division B). According to a recent report from AS, Gareth Bale would like to make his return to Real Madrid one day for one final season at the Bernabeu. The dynamic Welshman wants to move back to north London, his agent revealed this week, and… Can you name the 10 most expensive signings ever? Mr Bale check your insurance and wage payments regularly sir. Verratti? Progress methinks. Added to the fact that your nation is bust and your banking system is in melt down. Bale has been joined from Real Madrid by the defender Sergio Reguilon. On 18 October 2015, he scored his first goal of the season by scoring Real Madrid's first goal in a 3–0 home win against Levante UD. What a sad state of affairs. Bale, who becomes Real Madrid's fifth signing of the summer, paid tribute to both Southampton and Tottenham for developing his career. Tottenham star Gareth Bale has aimed a thinly-veiled barb at Real Madrid after … I know that football is a universal language but what does it say when Spain is having a financial crash of biblical proportions and then Real go out and waste near £90,000,000 on a football player... the world has got its priorities severely messed up.... have the cheek to buy a top player on the never never, when you haven't paid for the last 2. Bale ended his seven seasons at Madrid on Saturday when he returned on a season-long loan to Tottenham , … Read about our approach to external linking. Southampton will receive £2m as a result of the move but that figure could have been 10 times as much, had they not decided to allow Spurs to buy out the player's 15% sell-on clause in 2007. He said: "I am well aware I would not be at the level I am today were it not for firstly Southampton and then Spurs standing by me during some of the tougher times and affording me the environment and support they have. Last updated on 1 September 20131 September 2013.From the section European Footballcomments1642. Marvelous piece of business for Spurs',who have bought almost a new team with the funds received for Bale. So instead of an £11m windfall, Southampton will have to make do with a £2m Fifa solidarity payment, which comes their way for developing the player. Football transfer quiz! ... Real Madrid have been keen to get the Welshman's huge £650,000-per-week wages off the book. If this was a movie it would be ridiculed. from Steaua Bucharest for £8.5m, and Ajax's 21-year-old Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen for £11.5m. It did not take a body language expert to dissect Bale's thoughts as Zidane was hurled up into the air by Madrid players on Thursday. The fee eclipsed the £80million that the Spanish giants paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo, who the Welshman will be paired up with at the Bernabeu. Tottenham … Gunna be some free kick dilemmas at the Bernabeu... Where did Real Madrid get 85 million? Shame for the premiership to lose such a talent. Makes a mockery of Financial "Fair"Play rules. "We have, therefore, with great reluctance, agreed to this sale and do so in the knowledge that we have an exceptionally strong squad to which we have added no fewer than seven top internationals. He is going to join Real Madrid so we wish him all the best. Bale joined Spurs as a left-back for £10m from Southampton in 2007 and scored 26 goals last season as he was named both the Professional Footballers' Association's and Football Writers' player of the year. The 18-year-old is still a target for Real Madrid, and Barnett has an ongoing relationship with the club as he represents a number of the players in the club's academy. Dragged on way longer than it should. The Wales star has agreed a £300,000 per week, six-year deal after sealing an £85.3m (100m euros) move which, eclipses the £80m Real paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo, joined Spurs as a left-back for £10m from Southampton in 2007. and scored 26 goals last season as he was named both the Professional Footballers' Association's and Football Writers' player of the year. Gareth Bale is reportedly keen on a return to Real Madrid at the end of his current loan at Tottenham Hotspur. When Real Madrid begin a pursuit of a player, there is usually only one outcome. For Bale, the move represents a liberation from the stifling atmosphere of Madrid, where his relationship with Zidane and sections of the Real fanbase had grown toxic. Cristiano Ronaldo now has two entries in the top ten after his move to Juventus, Bale? Controversial website Football Leaks say they are fighting for transparency in the market, but are they. How many goals has Gareth Bale scored this season? 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