Analysing the Transfer Gossip – July 24 Part One
As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic?
But Tottenham have urged Real Madrid to “back off” as the Spanish side continue their chase for forward Gareth Bale, 24.
Full story: Daily Star
What’s the story? Have they? Wasn’t this finished with weeks ago when Zidane said they were backing down?
Does it make sense? Yes. Spurs need Bale if they are going to get back in to the top four or launch a sneaky push for the title.
Is the price right? Not sure there is really a price that can suit both teams realistically. What would Spurs do with £60-80m? Maybe next summer they could make some moves but it’s too deep in to the window now. They will surely learn from what happened after they sold Berbatov on deadline day.
Will it happen? 2/10 – Not this summer unless there’s a dramatic change in policy over the next few weeks.