Gareth Bale: Embattled Real Madrid star completes loan transfer to Tottenham

Gareth Bale: Embattled Real Madrid star completes loan transfer to Tottenham

- Gareth Bale left Tottenham in 2013 to join Real Madrid for a record £86million

- The Welshman has been out of favour with Los Blancos under Zinedine Zidane

- Bale has completed his loan transfer back to his former club Spurs

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Gareth Bale has sealed loan switch to his former club Tottenham for £12million, with reports that the contract could eventually extend for a further year.

The Welshman received heroic welcome by the club fans when he arrived at their training ground on Friday, September 18 as he seals his move from Real Madrid.

The North London club has agreed to pay a percentage of his wages in a bargain deal which amounts to around £12million for the season — and they will officially confirm it.

Recall that Bale left Spurs in 2013 for a then world record of £86million and now at 31, he has returned to the club seven years later.

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Tottehnam also completed a £25million swoop for Real left-back Sergio Reguilon on a five-year deal.

Spain ace Reguilon, 23, and Bale flew to London on Friday on a private jet chartered by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.

Gareth Bale: Embattled Real Madrid star completes loan transfer to Tottenham for £12m
Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham on loan. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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After landing at Luton airport, they were driven to the Enfield training HQ in separate luxury cars.

When they arrived they were greeted by dozens of fans who had congregated outside the gates.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly planning to overhaul his squad to create space for new arrivals.

The Portuguese-born tactician has already completed the signing of former Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart and Matt Doherty from Wolves - despite once tweeting "I love Arsenal forever".

Spurs also paid about £20 million, plus add-ons to capture the signature of Southampton star Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

In spite of making a number of signings, Mourinho is also looking to make some money by selling a few players.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that the Carabao 4th Round draw was conducted on Thursday, September 17, and some interesting fixtures have emerged.

Chelsea and Tottenham will renew their rivalries in the League Cup competition as Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard will also be on the opposing sides.

But both managers' sides will have to overcome Leyton Orient and Barnsley in their respective third-round ties.

The winner of the third round fixture between Leicester City and Arsenal will meet defending Premier League champions Liverpool who will travel to play Lincoln.

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