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Report: Spurs, Real Agree $159 Million Fee for Bale

  • AS, Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:53 PM

Spanish daily AS reports that Tottenham and Real Madrid have reached a verbal agreement over Gareth Bale’s potential move to the Bernabeu, worth $159 million. However, the report claims that the move will not be confirmed until Spurs brings in three new signings. The first of these, Roberto Soldado, arrived at White Hart Lane from Valencia on Thursday.

The $159 million deal for Bale could also include one or maybe two of either left back Fabio Coentrao, winger Angel Di Maria or midfielder Luka Modric. Young striker Alvaro Morata was also muted as a possibility, but AS claims he is not part of the deal. The identity of the other three Spurs arrivals is not clear, but once they are confirmed, Bale will complete his expected move to Real, the paper says.

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