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The Brazilian international is a fiery character who has a record to challenge Luis Suarez

<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.

Transfer news: Angel Di Maria, Fabio Coentrao, Luka Modric? Tottenham could take their pick if they sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid

With strong rumours suggesting Real have offered a player-plus-cash deal to Spurs, who could Andre Villas-Boas bring to White Hart Lane?

Tottenham complete deal for Roberto Soldado – all you need to know about the £26m signing

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Carlo Ancelotti has been speaking over the proposed transfer of Tottenham's Gareth Bale to Real Madrid

Transfer news: Real Madrid looking to 'find a solution' to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham, reveals Carlo Ancelotti

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

Transfer news: Tottenham Hotspur will accept Real Madrid offer for Gareth Bale - if it's over £80m

Levy wants a world-record fee for winger who is eager for move to Madrid

Woman saved from falling down the gap in Japan, and other acts of train heroism

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.

Alvaro Negredo

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.

Asier Illarramendi

Real Madrid splash out £33.6m on Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi

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

Ronaldo's contract expires in 2015

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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