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Real Madrid ‘stole’ Spurs loving Gareth Bale from Manchester United

by | 25th, September 2013

HOW’S Gareth Bale getting along since moving to Real Madrid from Spurs?

Well, Real’s president Florentino Perez says that he got Bale at a great price. Sure, it was €100m (£85.3m) but that’s a a steal. As he says:

“Bale has come cheaply. Signing the best players out there is Madrid’s philosophy and Bale was the best available player on the market this summer. We had been following him for two years. Tottenham did not want to sell. We learned that Manchester United had made an offer and we made one ourselves.”

And then in case that’s not enough for you to view Perez as the great wheeler-dealer, he adds:

“Since childhood he had had the dream of playing for Real Madrid and he asked us to make it possible for him to come.”

Which makes you wonder why in June 2012 with Real looking on

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