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The last time Gareth Bale wears a Spurs shirt?
Sunday, September 1
Tottenham have announced, via their official website, the departure of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid
In a statement, chairman Daniel Levy described Spurs' "great reluctance" in selling a player they ultimately decided would "not be sufficiently committed to our campaign in the current season."
Bale told TottenhamHotspur.com that the club "will always be in my heart", but said it was "the right time to say goodbye" as a move to Real was a "dream come true."
BBC Sport reports that Spurs did indeed get a world record fee for Bale in the end.
The La Liga club will reportedly pay them £85.3 million (100m euros) for the Welshman who has signed a six-year contract.
Saturday, August 31
The Daily Mail's Pete Jenson reports that Real Madrid believe they have "persuaded" Tottenham to sell them Gareth Bale for £78 million.
If true, that would make him less expensive than previous record buy Cristiano Ronaldo. Something the ego-riven club would regard as a positive given the seemingly overly-sensitive status of their superstar.
Spurs would receive the money in a single payment, rather than in multiple installments, as Jenson believes would be the case for a higher fee.
Tuesday, August 27
There are varying reports today about the status of Gareth Bale's potential transfer to Real Madrid.
The Daily Telegraph's Ben Rumsby has the player and the Spanish club still confident of an imminent unveiling at the Bernabeu.
Darren Lewis of The Mirror believes complications may be afoot, with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy still unhappy about Real's negotiation tactics.
Meanwhile, despite Manchester United manager David Moyes saying no his club being in for Bale, rumours are still flying that they are indeed the club behind the mystery bid (see below).
The Mirror's Richard Beech writes as much, though there is little yet to substantiate genuine interest from the Premier League champions.
UPDATE: Monday, August 26
Real Madrid might not be the only club pursuing Gareth Bale in this final week of the transfer window.
BBC Sport's Dan Roan reports Tottenham have received an offer for the player from a mystery club.
Monday, August 26
Neil Ashton of the Daily Mail reports that Tottenham Hotspur have agreed an £86 million fee for the transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid.
According to Ashton, should payments by Real be made ahead of schedule, it could end up costing them 10 percent less.
Hopes that full-back Fabio Coentrao might be included as part of the deal are said to have been dashed as the player is unwilling to leave Spain.
Ashton writes that club chairman Daniel Levy flew out to Spain to join technical director Franco Baldini and Bale's agent, Jonathan Barnett, in concluding negotiations.