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AVB: Bale Deal Imminent

  • Marca, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:18 PM

Tottenham coach Andre Villas-Boas publicly acknowledged for the first time that Gareth Bale would likely leave the club ahead of his team’s Europa League clash with Dinamo Tblisi, saying that the Welshman’s anticipated move to Real Madrid “could happen very, very soon."

Meanwhile, Bale, who is said to be furious with Spurs management, has stopped showing up for practice. While AVB said he wishes the Wales international “the best,” he added: “the fact that he hasn't turned up [to training] ... I don't think it's the correct behavior.” Nevertheless, “What's happening is a dream move for him so I think in the end, Tottenham will accept most likely the biggest transfer in world football,” the Portuguese concluded.

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