Real Madrid banking on Spurs relationship to land Bale

Real Madrid are confident of winning the battle for Tottenham star Gareth Bale.

Real Madrid are confident of winning the battle for Tottenham star Gareth Bale.

The Daily Express says Real intend to use their close partnership with Spurs to force through a move for Bale.

Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, told website Inside Spanish Football: "The strong relationship and affinity between our two clubs has resulted in the cementing of a longer-term partnership."

Real have good working relationship with Spurs, with Perez helping to broker a deal for Luka Modric last summer.

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