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Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't want Bale, says La Liga expert

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Former English footballer and Sky Sports La Liga expert Scott Minto claims Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is not keen on Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale joining the Spanish giants.

The Welshman has been linked with a world record move to the nine-time European champions throughout the summer and will join Madrid in the final few hours of the transfer window.

Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas earlier confirmed Bale has expressed his desire in joining the Spanish capital club.

Minto believes Madrid president Florentino Perez is all set to sign Bale on a world record transfer, breaking the club’s earlier record to sign the former Manchester United man Ronaldo.

“Ronaldo is not overly keen on Bale going to Madrid. And Carlo Ancloetti is starting to think he has a glut of attacking players and doesn’t necessarily need it.

"It’s a signing Florentino Perez wants to do and he wants to make it a world record fee, but Ronaldo doesn’t want that,” Minto told Talksport.

"Ronaldo is not overly keen on Bale going to Madrid. And Carlo Ancelotti is starting to think he has a glut of attacking players and doesn’t necessarily need it," he added

Minto believes Bale’s impending move to Madrid is “pretty much agreed” after the two clubs reached over an agreement of €90m for the transfer of the Welsh international.

“So what we’re hearing is the first bid was €96m, a world record fee, but the second bid was €90m, which would not be a world record fee because Ronaldo wants to keep himself at number one.

"It’s all about keeping Ronaldo happy as well. But what I’m hearing is it’s all pretty much agreed and I’m pretty sure it will happen,” he added.

Ronaldo has two years left on his contract at the Bernabeu and is yet to sign an extension. Earlier last year, the Portuguese international had revealed to be sad, which had seen him being linked with a return to Old Trafford.

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