Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 8/1/13
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says that the Spanish giants are in talks with Tottenham over the signing of Gareth Bale. Sky Sports revealed earlier this week that a world record bid in excess of £85million had been made by Real late last week. Real are in the United States on a pre-season tour and speaking from their Los Angeles base, Ancelotti revealed that talks are taking place. "It is difficult to talk about Bale because at the moment he is not a Real Madrid player," Ancelotti told a news conference. "I believe the club is in talks to find a solution and we will see what happens. I am not used to talking about players who are not in my team and it would not be right to do so." Should Spurs agree to the deal it would represent a world-record fee and eclipse Real's own record, which they hold for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009 when they paid £80million. Former Spurs star Luka Modric has been linked with a return to White Hart Lane as par...
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