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<b>Angel Di Maria:</b> <br/>The winger would fulfil a wide role for Spurs, who would be left with Aaron Lennon, Andros Townsend and new signing Nacer Chadli to fill the flanks. Di Maria has scored a number of phenomenal goals in his time with both Real Madrid and Benfica, but the addition of Bale to the Spanish club could see his chances limited with Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Ozil also on the books. Tottenham have expressed an interest in bringing Di Maria to White Hart Lane, and his decision to move could end up being crucial in determining where Bale ends up.

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Madrid boss remained coy on the situation but admitted that talks were taking place over the transfer and that Luka Modric will not be part of any player exchange

Gareth Bale's progress at Spurs has surprised many people

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This week a Japanese woman was rescued from being squashed by a train after she did what we all fear and fell down the gap.

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Alvaro Negredo signs for Manchester City - but what do we know about the Spanish striker?

Last season the 27-year-old was the fourth highest scorer in La Liga

Real Madrid unveil £34m Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi

Asier Illarramendi has completed his move to Real Madrid, signing a six-year contract after passing his medical with the club.

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Real have met the buy-out clause for the Spain Under-21 international

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Real Madrid could make Cristiano Ronaldo the highest paid player in the world

Manchester United target could sign a long-term contract with La Liga side that would see him earn more than £330,00-a-week

MI5 officer tells court of her secret date watching spy film

Two MI5 officers disobeyed instructions to stay apart from each other and held a secret rendezvous to watch the espionage film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, a court heard.

New Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has spoken of his recent appointment

Carlo Ancelotti has vowed to Real Madrid fans that he will bring 'the most spectacular football' to the club

New Madrid boss has promised bring attacking football to 'the most prestigious club in the world'

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Gonzalo Higuain: What can Arsenal fans expect from the Real Madrid striker on the verge of a move to the Emirates?

The Argentina international is close to becoming the Gunners' record signing. Here, Jack Pitt-Brooke reveals the attributes he will bring with him to north London

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