Bale joins Madrid for £85m

Spanish side Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Gareth Bale, 24, from Tottenham on a six-year.

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Tottenham boss: Gareth Bale 'going to join Real Madrid'

Gareth Bale pictured playing for Spurs last season. Credit: PA

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed that Gareth Bale will be joining Real Madrid.

Villas-Boas said Bale "is a wonderful player. He is going to join Real Madrid so we wish him all the best. He has left us with great memories."

The Spanish giants are expected to make an announcement later today.

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