Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 8/1/13
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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 ÂŁ85million 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 ÂŁ80million. Former Spurs star Luka Modric has been linked with a return to White Hart Lane as par...
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