Bale seals world-record deal

Gareth Bale has thanked Tottenham after his record-breaking £85.3 million move to Real Madrid was confirmed.

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Villas-Boas: Tottenham want to keep Bale

The Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has said they don't want to sell Gareth Bale despite the club failing to qualify for the Champions League. It had been predicted that Bale would move to a bigger club who are in the competition, but Villas-Boas denied Spurs were planning to sell him.

"No, I don't think so. This has been an ongoing question. We have to keep our ambitions high, hold on to our best players. For us to make it better in the future we have to hold on to the best."

– Andre Villas-Boas, Tottenham Manager

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