Gareth Bale has told Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas that he wants to join Real Madrid according to reports.

Sky Sports sources suggest that the Welsh winger told Villas-Boas and Spurs officials on Wednesday at the club's North London training centre that he is keen to leave.

Madrid made an offer of more than £85million a few days ago but Spurs have not yet responded to the Spanish giants.

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