Manchester United insiders believe Tottenham star Gareth Bale is on his way to Real Madrid.

The Daily Express says United have dismissed suggestions they are to enter the bidding for Bale amid reports Tottenham have told them he will cost £125m.

They enquired about Bale earlier in the summer but now accept the player is set on joining Real Madrid.

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