Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy values Real Madrid target Gareth Bale, 24, at a “staggering” £125 million.
Bale’s future is in turmoil after it emerged the Welshman is reluctant to risk his relationship with Tottenham fans by handing in a transfer request.
Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid’s sporting director, has told Tottenham to let Bale hold talks with them.
Tottenham will reluctantly agree to sell Bale to Real as long as Luka Modric is included in what would be a world-record transfer deal.
Levy hopes that his demands of £100 million in cash for the club’s star player will be enough to ward off Real Madrid’s advances – particularly as the Spanish club still owe money on last summer’s purchase of Modric from Spurs.
Manchester United are planning a £25m bid to sign Luka Modric, 27, from Real Madrid after coming to the realisation that they are unlikely to secure any of their primary transfer targets.
Daniel Levy will reluctantly bow to Gareth Bale’s desire to leave Tottenham if Real Madrid offer a world record £85m – plus a player – for the 24-year-old forward.
United are also keen on Bale if Tottenham decide they are ready to sell the 24-year-old this summer.
New Old Trafford boss David Moyes is returning to England to prepare for showdown talks with striker Wayne Rooney.
Chelsea are resolute in their refusal to entertain any bids for David Luiz after it emerged Bayern Munich are considering a £34.5m move for the 26-year-old defender.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is giving midfielder Gareth Bale, 26, the silent treatment over Real Madrid’s bid to sign him.
Trabzonspor have confirmed former Chelsea duo midfielder Florent Malouda, 33, and defender Jose Bosingwa, 30, will finalise their respective moves to the club on Monday night.
Liverpool pursue loan move for versatile Benfica defender Lorenzo Melgarejo, 22, and see him as possible cover for Jose Enrique.
Arsenal could be disappointed in their chase for midfielder Bernard, 20, after the player’s father confirmed that Brazilian team-mate, 27-year-old striker Hulk, has persuaded the youngster Porto would be a better club at which to develop.
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Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas has refused to comment on increasing speculation that Real Madrid have made an offer for Gareth Bale, and that the 24-year-old forward has asked for a move.
Gareth Bale is said to be the subject of a huge bid from Real Madrid
The north London club have rejected a bid of what would be a world record £81m for Bale, with Real preparing another offer for £85m.
Bale is said to be distraught that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has refused Real Madrid’s initial offer.
Arsenal have turned their attention to Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, after top target Gonzalo Higuain left Real Madrid to join Napoli.
Real Madrid are set to make a move for Suarez.
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