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Real Madrid ambassador Zinedine Zidane believes Gareth Bale is among the top three players in the world and "more than good enough" for the Spanish giants.
Having missed out on Champions League qualification, Tottenham face an anxious summer as they wait to discover whether Bale will sign a new contract with them or move on to one of Europe's top clubs.
And Zidane's comments are sure to add to fears over a bid from the Bernabeu.
The France legend hailed Bale's consistency and ranked the Welshman in the same bracket as Real's own star player Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
Zidane told reporters: "I've been watching Tottenham because Gareth Bale has been playing there.
"Aside from Ronaldo and Messi, he is the player who has impressed me the most in the world. He is outstanding.
"What has particularly impressed me is that he is consistent. It's not just been in one or two matches.
"He is consistently scori...
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There has been considerable speculation about the future of the Wales international after Tottenham failed to qualify for the Champions League, with Madrid the most likely destination.
Quoted in The Sun, Ramos said...
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