Gareth Bale’s move back to Tottenham Hotspur from Real Madrid will be completed this week, the player’s agent Jonathan Barnett told AFP on Thursday.
The final details of a complicated deal are now being finalized by Madrid and Spurs, with Bale expected to seal a return to the club he left for a world-record 100 million euros (today $118 million) in 2013.
“We’re getting there,” Barnett told AFP. “I think it will be completed this week.”
Madrid has been pushing for a permanent transfer for Bale in the hope of being rid of his salary, worth around 30 million euros.
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