Spanish giants made to wait for Bale signing.
Real Madrid have pointed the finger at Tottenham for delaying the signing of Gareth Bale, the club’s vice-president Fernando Fernandez Tapias has told Sky Sports.
The Welshman has been linked with a big-money move to the Bernabeu for almost the entire summer, and has still not been confirmed as a Real Madrid player due to last-minute complications.
It was thought that a late bid had come in from Manchester United, though Tapias is confident that his club will still be able to win the race for the 24-year-old, though he does not know when.
“I think it will happen but I cannot make any firm promises,” he said.
“We’re going to wait because they are dragging their feet. There are a few problems but I hope they will soon be resolved.
“We thought that he would be with us now but as of the moment, he is not a Real Madrid player although it looks likely that he will join us.”
Bale is likely to become the most expensive player of all time, with a fee of over £86million rumoured to be his price, though Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas has also said he doesn’t know exactly when the deal will finally go through.
The winger could still face disciplinary action from Tottenham after refusing to show up to training with the club, as he is also seemingly losing patience over the lengthy move.