Gareth Bale is not the world's best player and neither should he be the world's most expensive.
He is an excellent player, one of the top ten currently playing in the world but Spurs have been offered an unbelievably good deal here if the figures are correct.
Just look at who they will - potentially - have brought in for roughly the same value as Bale - Roberto Soldado, Etienne Capoue, Paulinho, Willian, Erik Lamela and Fabio Coentrao.
Six Champions League-ready players that immediately upgrade the Spurs starting lineup.
In the spirit of this 'value' transfer fee, we've brought together some of the smartest deals of the window so far. These deals are just no-brainers, some due to the fees involved, others because of the replacements lined up.
Check it out by scrolling through the article…