BT sign Gareth Bale as a football pundit

Wales and Spurs star Gareth Bale. Photo: PA

Gareth Bale has been signed up as a guest pundit for the new BT Sport channels.

The Tottenham and Wales winger will also help market BT's campaigns for its 38 live Premier League games from next season.

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: "We are delighted that we've managed to do what dozens of top football managers would like to do - sign Gareth Bale."