Tottenham are on the verge of agreeing a sensational double cope with Actual Madrid to re-sign Gareth Bale on mortgage, in addition to the Welshman’s teammate Sergio Reguilon on a everlasting foundation.
Bale’s consultant, Jonathan Barnett, has revealed that the 31-year-old ahead desires to return to the Premier League facet, the place he loved a profitable six-year spell between 2007 and 2013.
Bale, 31, left White Hart Lane for the Bernabeu for a then-world document price of £87.5million in 2013, and has gone on to win an array of main honours, together with 4 Champions League titles.
He has fallen out of favour beneath Zinedine Zidane, nonetheless, and is now in search of a transfer again to the Premier League.
Manchester United have been closely linked with a transfer for the ahead, and talkSPORT understands Spurs’ sudden curiosity has taken them without warning.
Barnett, the ahead’s long-term agent, confirmed on Tuesday that discussions had been ongoing with Tottenham concerning a possible transfer.
Regardless of United’s curiosity, Bale favours a return to north London.
“Gareth nonetheless loves Spurs,” Barnett advised BBC Sport Wales. “We’re speaking [Spurs, Real and Bale’s camp]. It’s the place he desires to be.”
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Talking again in July, Barnett was adamant that his consumer was ‘going nowhere’, regardless of his more and more peripheral standing at Madrid.
However now Tottenham are closing in on mortgage transfer for Bale, who earns a reported £600,000-a-week within the Spanish capital.
Actual will nearly definitely be footing at the very least half of Bale’s wage, if no more, as Jose Mourinho desperately seems to be so as to add extra high quality to his squad.
The switch may additionally contain Dele Alli transferring in the other way, in keeping with the Telegraph.
The newest developments will deliver pleasure to Spurs followers far and extensive, with Mourinho additionally on the cusp of finalising a £27.5m change for the highly-coveted Reguilon.
Manchester United have held discussions concerning the 23-year-old Spain worldwide – who was voted the very best left-back in LaLiga final season.
However Tottenham at the moment are in pole place to safe Reguilon’s signature with talks at a complicated stage.