Real Madrid president Florentino prepared to pay big for Spurs ace Bale

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he's prepared to pay big for Tottenham star Gareth Bale. A price-tag of £80 million has been mooted for the Welsh ace.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he's prepared to pay big for Tottenham star Gareth Bale.

A price-tag of £80 million has been mooted for the Welsh ace.

"Madrid always want the best. Tottenham is a very amicable club, but first we must see who our new coach will be and after that we will begin to arrange our new squad," he told Marca.

"I think the same as if we were to have a tennis team and Rafael Nadal asked me for these millions. For players like this - the investment they generate you and the revenue they produce, you can give everything to try and get them.

"I demonstrated in 2000 that with players like this you can change the dynamic, going from losing to winning.

"Then you have to look carefully at the player involved. We are not going to talk too much about Bale because he plays at a very amicable club and they will be annoyed by too much talk about him I know their chairman well and he doesn't like things like that.

"But I repeat, we have a long list, but there will be one particular player, of course."

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