Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is ready for a firesale to cover the decision to keep hold of Gareth Bale.

The Mail on Sunday says Levy is keen to raise funds from squad players such as Jermain Defoe in the belief that Real Madrid target Gareth Bale will be staying at White Hart Lane next season.

Steven Caulker has joined Cardiff City for £8.5m and Spurs will also listen to offers for Emmanuel Adebayor, Tom Huddlestone and Andros Townsend.

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