Real Madrid have laid the blame with
Tottenham for holding up the
transfer of Gareth Bale.
The 24-year-old has rarely been out
of the headlines throughout the
summer over a possible move to the
Spanish giants for a world-record
Bale has failed to report for three
days of training this week and has
been reported to be “furious” with
Spurs over the handling of the
Real remain confident they can finally
get their hands on the Welsh star
and their disgruntled vice-president
Fernando Fernandez Tapias said: “I
think it will happen but I cannot
make any firm promises.
“We’re going to wait because they are
dragging their feet. There are a few
problems but I hope they will soon
be resolved. We thought that he
would be with us now but as of the
moment, he is not a Real Madrid
player although it looks likely that he
will join us.”
It has been 88 days since the initial
reports emerged of a possible move
for Bale to the Bernabeu.
But Real are upbeat on their
prospects in La Liga regardless of the
Bale deal finally being sealed.
“Even if Bale doesn’t come, we have a
brilliant team,” Fernandez Tapias
“There is no doubting Bale’s class,
but Real Madrid without Bale is a
great Madrid, we have a team of
Tottenham have been reluctant to
offload their star man until they
found a replacement. They are close
to a deal for Roma’s Argentina striker
Erik Lamela, while they missed out on
Brazil midfielder Willian who opted to
join rivals Chelsea.
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