Found August 28, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
PLAYERS: Gareth Bale
Tottenham star Gareth Bale is reportedly refusing to return to training with the team and has already said his goodbyes to teammates according to Sky Sports. Bale is apparently angry over the way Spurs has handled his likely imminent transfer to Real Madrid, and does not plan to return to the team. A potential world-record transfer of Bale to Real was supposed to be completed over the weekend, but Tottenham failed to finish the deal. Bale was reportedly told to say his goodbyes last week and he did so before flying to Spain for a short vacation. Bale returned to London on Tuesday and found out the deal to send him to Real Madrid had fallen through. The reason? Tottenham was upset that Real had decided to erect a stage that was reportedly going to be used to unveil Bale. Apparently the 24-year-old attacking midfielder wants it known that he still loves Tottenham but is frustrated with how long the transfer has taken. Virtually everyone in the world has known Bale would be headed to ...
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