Tottenham have reportedly been offered a deal to re-sign Gareth Bale on loan from Real Madrid.
Bale left Spurs in 2013 when Real made him the world’s most expensive footballer at the time with an £86million transfer fee.
The Welshman is on a hugely lucrative contract at the Bernabeu but he is not valued highly by head coach Zinedine Zidane.
According to The Sun, Bale earns more than £600,000 per week but Real will allow him to leave on loan if a club agrees to pay £250,000 of the 29-year-old’s wage plus a £10m fee.
Tottenham would be keen to see Bale return to north London after he scored 21 Premier League goals in his final Premier League season before jetting off to Spain.
But there is no way Spurs could afford to sign Bale on a permanent basis without ripping up their current wage structure, so a loan is seen as the only possible return route to his former club.
Bale is under contract with Real until 2022 but his future at the Bernabeu looks bleak after frequent instances of fan dissent have seen him booed this season.
Lyon are also said to be interested in signing Bale on loan.
Bale has won four Champions League titles at Real, as well as one La Liga crown.
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