Last Updated: Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:40
Tottenham have won their battle to keep hold of star winger Gareth Bale as Real Madrid have given up hope of signing him.
The Spanish giants have been linked with the Welsh wizard all summer and they have been pushing hard to land him, but Spurs chief Daniel Levy has held firm and now reports in Spain claim Real have ended their pursuit.
Reports in Marca, widely thought to have the inside line when it comes to Real Madrid, claim their President Florentino Perez and his recruitment team have decided to call it a day as they now see the signing of Bale this summer as impossible.
The player himself has not pushed for a move and without a release clause Real have decided to wait another year before making another move.
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