AVB: Bale will stay

The information that I have from the club, which was mistakenly written about last week, is that the player is here to remain, independent of the objectives of Champions League qualification being achieved or not," Villas-Boas told a press conference.

I would be extremely surprised (if he left).

In football anything can happen. It's impossible to predict, but this is the assurance I have had from the club.

With the recognition and the further experience that he has had from this year, next year for Tottenham he will be even more assertive.

– Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas discusses Gareth Bale's future

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