Tottenham are close to beating Man United to Gareth Bale’s signature

Gareth Bale’s return to the Premier League could finally take place as Spurs move closer to a loan deal.

Man United and Tottenham are said to be in a battle over the transfer of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid. The player has been on the exit list for consecutive transfer windows but now is the time for the two parties to cut ties.

The La Liga champions want this deal to happen so fast, they’d offer to half his wages with any club willing to take the Welshman. Over the past couple of days, United’s stall on the Sancho deal has led them to identify alternatives with Bale’s name prominently discussed.

Funny enough, like the pending transfer for Los Blanco’s left back, Sergio Reguilon, Tottenham look poised to highjack the transfer of the winger as well. Spurs were sleeping in the market, making moves at a slow and steady pace. However, they received a wake-up call in the shape of a Matchday 1 loss to Everton on home soil.

Since then, there has been more than one quality player linked with a move to North London. The rumours have turned into actual reality. Bale’s entourage is said to be working hard on a loan deal to bring him back to his old club.

Gareth Bale’s advisers are talking to Tottenham about a potential loan move from Real Madrid.

It is understood Bale would like to return to Spurs – where he spent six seasons between 2007 and 2013 – if a deal can be agreed with Real Madrid.

Bale’s representatives are also speaking to other Premier League clubs, but Real Madrid have not agreed a deal with anyone. (Via: Sky Sports)

The love affair with Tottenham hasn’t subsided for the Welsh captain, making it clear he has always held a special place in his heart for the Lilywhites. The deal on the table at the moment is a loan move.

Making the deal harder for Los Blancos to resist, Spurs are offering Dele Alli to go in the opposite direction. If Jose can pull this off, it will certainly raise the morale at the club, who is in need of a boost.

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They need a player with an x-factor and Gareth Bale is a player that puts the X in x-factor. Harry Kane and Son need world-class support, he is it. It will also be a double win if he can beat his old club Manchester to the signing of both summer targets, Reguilon and Bale.