Gareth Bale skipped Tottenham training today.

The Daily Mail says Bale is growing increasingly frustrated that his £86million move to Real Madrid hasn't been finalised and failed to turn up for training at Spurs Lodge.

Tottenham told Bale to arrive for training in Enfield as usual after their manager Andre Villas-Boas gave him the weekend off, but it is understood he did not meet up with his team-mates.

Despite the stand-off, Spanish media sources remain confident Bale will be paraded as a Real player on Thursday at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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