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Gareth Bale: What the papers are saying

The Welshman's potential move to Real Madrid is dominating the back pages Credit: Kathryn Tresilian/ITV News

The Sun - Gareth Bale's parents have attended meetings with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy over the winger's potential transfer to Real Madrid.

The Daily Express - Manchester United boss David Moyes will discuss whether to rival Real Madrid in the chase for Bale today.

The Daily Mirror - Bale has told Spurs he wants to talk to Real Madrid about a world-record transfer worth £100m. Real Madrid want the deal done quickly or they will look elsewhere, according to the paper.

The Times - Outlines Real Madrid's "predictable" 5-step tactic to signing players - the final being once the player's head is turned, to make an offer so lucrative that the selling club cannot refuse.

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