Mega-rich French side Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to outbid Spanish giants Real Madrid for Tottenham star Gareth Bale, according to the Daily Mail.

It is reported that PSG are prepared to offer as high as £85m for the Welshman, which would be the highest transfer fee paid in history.

Currently the deal between Manchester United and Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest transfer fee, which stands at £80m, but it looks like the French champions are ready to spend £5m more for Bale.

Not only do PSG want the Spurs' winger, they also want their manager as they look to persuade Andre Villas-Boas to join them and also bring Bale with him.

Reports have suggested that even if Villas-Boas decides to stay at White Hart Lane, PSG will still look at signing Bale and will still offer Tottenham up to £85m for the winger.

The French side have spent over £200m already since 2011 after their takeover and they now look ready to splash more cash in order to sign Bale.

As well as PSG, Real Madrid are also interested in signing the winger and are willing to spend up to £65m for him.

Real sporting director Zinedine Zidane said: "If any club are going to tempt Spurs, it will take big money, maybe even record-breaking money. There are four or five clubs who have the finances not to be put off by a record-breaking fee like that."

Bale has taken the footballing world by storm this season after scoring 26 goals for Spurs and winning three individual trophies and his future will dominate the transfer market this summer especially as the club missed out on Champions League football once again to their fierce-rivals Arsenal.


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