Lee Young-Pyo is determined to compete with Gareth Bale for a place in Tottenham´s starting XI next season.

Spurs will pay Southampton up to £10million for 17-year-old Bale, and Lee believes the Wales international will create healthy competition at left-back.

"This is the Premier League and such a degree of competition is inevitable if you wish to be part of the starting line-up," South Korea defender Lee told The Korea Times.

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