Real Madrid wing-back Marcelo insists the players will welcome Tottenham star Gareth Bale.

Marcelo is adamant that the Galacticos are hugely excited by the Welshman's potential arrival and he says he cannot wait to see Bale terrorising opposition defences with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Marcelo said: "It is amazing to think of Cristiano and Gareth Bale in the same team.

"They were two of the best players in Europe last year and to think of them on the same team is a frightening thought for the rest of Spain and Europe. All the talk of Gareth joining us is positive among the players.

"We want to see the best players in the world arrive and that is what Gareth is."

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