1. David Moyes reveals he had a HELICOPTER ready to sign Gareth Bale for Manchester United in 2013  Daily Mail
  2. 'I wanted to sign Bale at Man Utd' - Red Devils had a 'chance' to snare Welsh superstar, says Moyes  Goal
  3. Gareth Bale back at Tottenham: Why he holds the key for Jose Mourinho  Sky Sports
  4. Partey and Bale among 20 hopeful debutants in the Premier League this weekend  WhoScored.com
  5. Courtois jokes that Bale isn’t at ‘the good London team’ but wishes Welshman well at Spurs  Goal
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David Moyes has revealed he had a helicopter ready to sign Gareth Bale in 2013 whilst he was Manchester United manager, only for the Welshman to snub him and join Real Madrid.David Moyes has revealed he had a helicopter ready to sign Gareth Bale in 2013 whilst he was Manchester United manager, only for the Welshman to snub him and join Real Madrid.

David Moyes reveals he had a HELICOPTER ready to sign Gareth Bale for Manchester United in 2013 | Daily Mail Online

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The big question ahead of Gareth Bale's Tottenham return is whether or not he can still cut it. Find out why history suggests Spurs are set for a big season if he can. Watch Tottenham vs West Ham live on Sky Sports from 4pm on Sunday; kick-off 4.30pmThe big question ahead of Gareth Bale's Tottenham return is whether or not he can still cut it. Find out why history suggests Spurs are set for a big season if he can. Watch Tottenham vs West Ham live on Sky Sports from 4pm on Sunday; kick-off 4.30pm

Gareth Bale back at Tottenham: Why he holds the key for Jose Mourinho | Football News | Sky Sports

Manchester United failed to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham in 2013. Manchester United failed to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham in 2013.

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Gareth Bale moved to Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid in an emotional return to Spurs but he has yet to make his debut due to injury but Jose Mourinho believes he is nearly ready Gareth Bale moved to Tottenham on loan from Real Madrid in an emotional return to Spurs but he has yet to make his debut due to injury but Jose Mourinho believes he is nearly ready

Martin Keown warns Gareth Bale over Tottenham 'honeymoon' period - Mirror Online

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The former Chelsea goalkeeper was teammates with Bale at Real Madrid but clearly still has allegiances to his ex-club The former Chelsea goalkeeper was teammates with Bale at Real Madrid but clearly still has allegiances to his ex-club

Thibaut Courtois aims cheeky dig at Tottenham as he gives verdict on Gareth Bale transfer - Irish Mirror Online

The Premier League is back and there are a handful of players who could make their debuts this weekend - but whose arrival excites us most?The Premier League is back and there are a handful of players who could make their debuts this weekend - but whose arrival excites us most?

Seven potential Premier League debuts we're looking forward to this weekend | Squawka

Gareth Bale turned down more money to join Real Madrid over David Moyes’ Manchester United, according to the now-West Ham manager.Gareth Bale turned down more money to join Real Madrid over David Moyes’ Manchester United, according to the now-West Ham manager.

Bale rejected higher offer from Man United before Madrid move ― Moyes

Gareth Bale could have joined Manchester United in 2013 but he turned down more money (and a helicopter) for Real Madrid.Gareth Bale could have joined Manchester United in 2013 but he turned down more money (and a helicopter) for Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale turned down more money at Manchester United

RESENDING WITH SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: NEWS CONFERENCE WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO / B-ROLL OF GARETH BALE, SON HEUNG-MIN, ARSENE WENGER SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (SEPTEMBER 18, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. FANS CHEERING AND APPLAUDING AS GARETH BALE ARRIVES AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TRAINING GROUND 2. CARS DRIVING THROUGH ENTRANCE TO TOTTENHAM'S TRAINING GROUND 3. VARIOUS OF TOTTENHAM FANS, CHANTING (English): "GARETH BALE, GARETH BALE, HE WAS BORN TO PLAY FOR SPURS. HE WAS BORN TO PLAY FOR SPURS" LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 4. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING ON BALE PLAYING AT THE WEEKEND: "Of course he wants to play, he wanted to play since the day he arrived and was not possible. I am not going to tell you if he is going to play or not. What I can tell you is that he is working very well, probably he is working the way he was not able to do for quite a long time." 5. WHITE FLASH 6. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "So is he playing Sunday or Thursday? I don't know. He doesn't know. We didn't make a decision yet. But what I can say the same I told you yesterday. The team is the most important thing. To win against West Ham is the only thing that matters in this moment. But every player is a very important player. But the Gareth situation is quite special because of his history in the past couple of seasons. We care as much about him as he cares about Tottenham and we are going to make the best decision for him and for the team." LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - APRIL 13, 2012) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 7. BALE WALKING ON TO TRAINING PITCH 8. BALE TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - OCTOBER - 21, 2019 (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 9. SON HEUNG-MIN AT TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - SEPTEMBER 30, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 10. SON DURING TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 11. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "We have a squad where every player has to fight a lot and play very very well to deserve a place in the team. So I believe that you can see Bale and Sonny (Son Heung-min) playing together. I believe that you can see Sonny and Bale both on the bench. And I believe that you can see Bale and Son also both together enjoying a hot tea in a box. The squad is so, so good. It is so so strong. We have so many options that I refuse to say this player is a first choice. Because if you are a first choice today you are going to be a second choice probably in the next match and vice versa. The squad is very, very strong." MADRID, SPAIN (FILE - FEBRUARY 25, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 12. REAL MADRID FORWARD, GARETH BALE, AT TRAINING 13. TRAINING IN PROGRESS 14. BALE NEXT TO TEAM MATE MIDFIELDER, LUKA MODRIC, AT TRAINING 15. REAL MADRID PLAYERS PASSING BALL 16. REAL MADRID COACH ZINEDINE ZIDANE ATTENDING SESSION LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 17. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "The project is dead. Rest in Peace. And I have not much to say about it. Does football, especially the biggest football in the world, which is the football that we play in this country has to be..I say rethinking..rethinked. Of course yes, but of course has to be good for everybody and not just for a certain elite." LONDON COLNEY, ENGLAND, UK (FILE) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 18. THEN ARSENAL MANAGER ARSENE WENGER AT ARSENAL TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 19. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING ON WHY HE IS NOT MENTIONED IN ARSENE WENGER'S NEW BOOK: "Because he never beat me. You are not going to do a chapter about 12 or 14 matches and never win one so why should he speak about me in his book? A book is a thing to make you happy, make you proud so I understand perfectly the situation." LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MAY 2015) (UK POOL - ACCESS ALL) 20. ARSENAL PLAYERS ON PARADE BUS 21. CHILDREN IN THE CROWD 22. THEN ARSENAL MANAGER WENGER WITH FA CUP TROPHY STORY: Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho would not confirm if Gareth Bale will play against West Ham on Sunday (October 18) as the Welshmen begins his second spell at the club. Bale has signed on loan from Real Madrid, returning to Spurs after a seven-year absence. The 31-year-old scored 42 Premier League goals for Tottenham between 2007 and 2013, and bolsters a front line already containing Harry Kane and Son Heung-min. Speaking to reporters at a virtual news conference on Friday (October 16), Mourinho also reignited his feud with Arsene Wenger, who has omitted any mention of Mourinho in a new book. Mourinho once branded Wenger a "specialist in failure", and the Frenchman's only win with Arsenal against a Mourinho side was in the 2015 Community Shield. "You are not going to do a chapter about 12 or 14 matches and never win one so why should he speak about me in his book?" said Mourinho. "A book is a thing to make you happy, make you proud so I understand perfectly the situation." (Production: Iain Axon)RESENDING WITH SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: NEWS CONFERENCE WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO / B-ROLL OF GARETH BALE, SON HEUNG-MIN, ARSENE WENGER SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (SEPTEMBER 18, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. FANS CHEERING AND APPLAUDING AS GARETH BALE ARRIVES AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TRAINING GROUND 2. CARS DRIVING THROUGH ENTRANCE TO TOTTENHAM'S TRAINING GROUND 3. VARIOUS OF TOTTENHAM FANS, CHANTING (English): "GARETH BALE, GARETH BALE, HE WAS BORN TO PLAY FOR SPURS. HE WAS BORN TO PLAY FOR SPURS" LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 4. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING ON BALE PLAYING AT THE WEEKEND: "Of course he wants to play, he wanted to play since the day he arrived and was not possible. I am not going to tell you if he is going to play or not. What I can tell you is that he is working very well, probably he is working the way he was not able to do for quite a long time." 5. WHITE FLASH 6. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "So is he playing Sunday or Thursday? I don't know. He doesn't know. We didn't make a decision yet. But what I can say the same I told you yesterday. The team is the most important thing. To win against West Ham is the only thing that matters in this moment. But every player is a very important player. But the Gareth situation is quite special because of his history in the past couple of seasons. We care as much about him as he cares about Tottenham and we are going to make the best decision for him and for the team." LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - APRIL 13, 2012) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 7. BALE WALKING ON TO TRAINING PITCH 8. BALE TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - OCTOBER - 21, 2019 (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 9. SON HEUNG-MIN AT TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - SEPTEMBER 30, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 10. SON DURING TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 11. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "We have a squad where every player has to fight a lot and play very very well to deserve a place in the team. So I believe that you can see Bale and Sonny (Son Heung-min) playing together. I believe that you can see Sonny and Bale both on the bench. And I believe that you can see Bale and Son also both together enjoying a hot tea in a box. The squad is so, so good. It is so so strong. We have so many options that I refuse to say this player is a first choice. Because if you are a first choice today you are going to be a second choice probably in the next match and vice versa. The squad is very, very strong." MADRID, SPAIN (FILE - FEBRUARY 25, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 12. REAL MADRID FORWARD, GARETH BALE, AT TRAINING 13. TRAINING IN PROGRESS 14. BALE NEXT TO TEAM MATE MIDFIELDER, LUKA MODRIC, AT TRAINING 15. REAL MADRID PLAYERS PASSING BALL 16. REAL MADRID COACH ZINEDINE ZIDANE ATTENDING SESSION LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 17. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING: "The project is dead. Rest in Peace. And I have not much to say about it. Does football, especially the biggest football in the world, which is the football that we play in this country has to be..I say rethinking..rethinked. Of course yes, but of course has to be good for everybody and not just for a certain elite." LONDON COLNEY, ENGLAND, UK (FILE) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 18. THEN ARSENAL MANAGER ARSENE WENGER AT ARSENAL TRAINING LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 16, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 19. (SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER, JOSE MOURINHO, SAYING ON WHY HE IS NOT MENTIONED IN ARSENE WENGER'S NEW BOOK: "Because he never beat me. You are not going to do a chapter about 12 or 14 matches and never win one so why should he speak about me in his book? A book is a thing to make you happy, make you proud so I understand perfectly the situation." LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MAY 2015) (UK POOL - ACCESS ALL) 20. ARSENAL PLAYERS ON PARADE BUS 21. CHILDREN IN THE CROWD 22. THEN ARSENAL MANAGER WENGER WITH FA CUP TROPHY STORY: Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho would not confirm if Gareth Bale will play against West Ham on Sunday (October 18) as the Welshmen begins his second spell at the club. Bale has signed on loan from Real Madrid, returning to Spurs after a seven-year absence. The 31-year-old scored 42 Premier League goals for Tottenham between 2007 and 2013, and bolsters a front line already containing Harry Kane and Son Heung-min. Speaking to reporters at a virtual news conference on Friday (October 16), Mourinho also reignited his feud with Arsene Wenger, who has omitted any mention of Mourinho in a new book. Mourinho once branded Wenger a "specialist in failure", and the Frenchman's only win with Arsenal against a Mourinho side was in the 2015 Community Shield. "You are not going to do a chapter about 12 or 14 matches and never win one so why should he speak about me in his book?" said Mourinho. "A book is a thing to make you happy, make you proud so I understand perfectly the situation." (Production: Iain Axon)

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright spoke on the The Kelly and Wright show on Optus Sport about Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale.Arsenal legend Ian Wright spoke on the The Kelly and Wright show on Optus Sport about Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale.

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Gareth Bale debut for Tottenham (x2) could happen this weekend, as Jose Mourinho provided an update on Bale's fitness ahead of the West Ham clash.Gareth Bale debut for Tottenham (x2) could happen this weekend, as Jose Mourinho provided an update on Bale's fitness ahead of the West Ham clash.

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It got plenty talking, as well as laughing, when Harry Redknapp tipped Spurs to win the title . Sat there in the Sky Sports News studio on deadline day, Tottenham’s former manager explained his reasons, pointing to good cover in every position of a talented squad. To a certain extent, I understand where he’s coming from. Boosted by a very useful transfer window, Jose MourinhoIt got plenty talking, as well as laughing, when Harry Redknapp tipped Spurs to win the title . Sat there in the Sky Sports News studio on deadline day, Tottenham’s former manager explained his

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