Madrid sports daily As claims today that Tottenham will offer Gareth Bale to double his salary in order to prevent him from joining Real Madrid.
“Anti-Madrid salary”, titles As. Spurs will offer the Welshman a nine million euros a year salary according to the Madrid newspaper.
Marca reports Real is not willing to sell Gonzalo Higuain for less than 40 million euros. “40 millions of nothing”, they title. Real will only negotiate if the offer is above that amount.
The main Spanish sports newspaper also publishes that Xabi Alonso won’t be able to play until October. “The midfielder’s recovery goes slower than expected”, they report.
Marca’s main focus in their front page is about a conversation between Carlo Ancelotti and Iker Casillas. “Ancelotti wants the best Iker”, they title.
“Zidane and the goalkeeper’s coach also participated in a talk with Casillas where they tried to motivate the goalkeeper to make him become decisive for the team again”, they publish.