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FOOTBALL: £85m world record deal, Real Madrid signs Bale
2013-09-02 09:43:58 | (0 Comments)
Real Madrid have broken the world transfer record to sign Tottenham forward Gareth Bale.
Welsh international soccer player Gareth Bale (left) and Real Madrid President Florentino Perez, pose during his official presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain today. – AP
The Wales star has agreed a £300,000 per week, six-year deal after sealing an £85.3-million move which eclipses the £80 million Real paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009.
Bale will have a medical and then be presented to the Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu today before speaking at a media conference.
Bale joined Spurs as a left-back for £10 million from Southampton in 2007 and scored 26 goals last season as he was named both the Professional Footballers' Association's and Football Writers' player of the year.
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