Gareth Bale has agreed personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of his record move from Tottenham, according to reports.
However, the 2011-12 La Liga winners are still in contact over the price for the Welsh International, with an offer of £86m on the table
In addition to the offer, which would overtake the current world record, £80m Real paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009, the La Liga club have also submitted an alternative bid of close to £70m, which would be a one-off payment for the Wales international.
Bale, who joined Spurs in a £10m deal from Southampton in 2007, was named player of the year and young player of the year last season after scoring 26 goals for the White Hart Lane side.
He has been linked with a move to Real all summer, with Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas saying on Wednesday the transfer "could happen very, very soon". The north London club have been active in the transfer window themselves, with six international players signed for a total outlay understood to be more than £90m.
Gareth Bale has score 42 goals in 146 games in the Premier League. Whilst reaching 41 caps for the Wales International side. Andres Villas Boas has said that Bale would not be sold before the North London derby against rivals Arsenal on Sunday.
Gareth Bale will be looking forward to the nice Spanish weather and style of football.
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