Speculation heightens over future of Gareth Bale

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Speculation over the future of Wales star Gareth Bale has taken a new twist this afternoon, with Italian and Spanish sports commentators claiming Real Madrid have reached a deal to sign him from Spurs.

Internet reports claim the La Liga giants have secured a world-record £93m deal for Bale - despite Tottenham saying he's not for sale.


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