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Tottenham don't want Coentrao in Bale deal

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy doesn't favour a deal for Gareth Bale that includes Fabio Coentrao, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.

Real Madrid are keen to push through a player-plus-cash deal for Bale, after it was made apparent that Coentrao no longer sees his future at the Bernabeu, but Levy is said to want cash only.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas is an admirer of Coentrao, but his employer wants two separate deals for the Portuguese left-back and Bale, rather than a package that entwines the two.

Reportedly Levy is more interested in keeping any potential transfer for Bale as purely cash, so that Tottenham can get as much compensation as possible for their star man, rather than lowering their asking price due to the inclusion of a player coming the other way.

Negotiations over Bale have currently stalled, with a set deal yet to be agreed upon by both clubs, but the general consensus is that the Welshman will be plying his trade in the Spanish capital before too long.

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