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He liked it so he put a ring on it! Gareth Bale reportedly asks Beyonce to sing at his wedding

Wales forward Gareth Bale is to marry his fiancee at an Italian castle and has asked popstar Beyonce to perform at the reception, according to reports.

Bale with his fiancee Emma Rhys-Jones. Credit: PA

Bale, 28, and bride-to-be Emma Rhys-Jones, 26, are said to have set their hearts on tying the knot at the historic Vincigliata castle in Tuscany.

"The castle is perfect for their big day - it’s a fortress so they will feel safe," a source told the Daily Mail.

"Once they and all their guests are inside. the place can be shut down to undesirables or prying eyes.

Beyonce has been asked to perform at Bale's wedding, according to reports. Credit: PA

It's reported that the 'Single Ladie' singer is asking for £1.5m for a private appearance.

The couple also have plans to hold a second wedding back in Wales for their immediate relatives and friends.