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UPDATE: August 28, 2013
According to Sky Sports, Gareth Bale has no intentions of returning to Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham manager André Villas-Boas isn't sure if Bale will train with the first-team.
"Will he be in tomorrow? I don't know," Villas-Boas said, via Simon Rice at The Independent. "He has a good relationship with everybody and he has saluted the players the other day, myself included."
Villas-Boas confirmed Spurs would reinforce in a post-Bale era: "In the next couple of days we will have further news and I think we will see further additions at Tottenham."
Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale will move to Real Madrid in a world-record £86 million (€100 million) deal, according to Jason Burt at The Telegraph, which is the same conclusion reached by Sid Lowe at The Guardian.
I know, right—everyone will pace abuse Real on FIFA 14.
Kidding aside, Real president Florentino Pérez can't justify Gareth Bale being worth more than Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo scored 55, 60 and 53 goals in his last three seasons for Real whilst Bale has never reached 30 goals in a season.
The Bale transfer soap opera will end in a Greek tragedy for Pérez, who's making this absurd deal in a Spanish economic climate with a bleak future like Greece.
The twist is Spurs considering other offers for Gareth Bale, as reported by Dan Roan of BBC Sport.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy won't sell his most prized asset to a Premier League club, so it has to be either Monaco or Paris Saint-Germain.