Gareth Bale has been linked with a return to Tottenham Hotspur again, but his agent has already suggested the rumours are nonsense.
The Real Madrid star found himself out of favour at the Bernabeu last season after Zinedine Zidane returned to the dugout.
And according to Marca, Spurs are interested in taking Bale off Zidane’s hands.
The Londoners have apparently made an offer of somewhere between €50 million and €60 million but are said to be unwilling to meet Bale’s wage demands.
As a result, Madrid would have to pay around half of the Welshman’s salary even if they sell him to Tottenham permanently.
However, Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has already dismissed Marca’s story.
Speaking to talkSPORT (via the Mail) on Tuesday morning, Barnett said: “I don’t comment on rubbish.”
There are a number of reasons why the idea of Bale returning to Spurs is an unrealistic one, none less than the issue with his wages.
On top of that, Bale has just turned 30 and Tottenham are unlikely top offer him a long-term contract, particularly when his injury record is taken into account.
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