Bale's potential Real move 'creating dissent' in club's dressing room

London, Aug 8 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur Gareth Bale's potential move to Real Madrid is reportedly 'not going down well' in the Spanish giants' dressing room.

According to the Mirror, Bale's seemingly impending transfer to the Bernabeu is dependent on Spurs chairman Daniel Levy negotiating a world record deal that satisfies the north Londoners.

However, the report said that while the Welshman is set on moving to arguably the most glamorous team in the game, he may find fewer friendly faces in the Spanish capital than he leaves behind at White Hart Lane

According to sources, Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos, who effectively forced out coach Jose Mourinho this summer after a season of spats, are among the senior players unimpressed by president Florentino Perez's dogged pursuit of Bale.

The sources further said that the internal dissent surfaced during a dinner at a Spanish restaurant in Los Angeles during Real's current pre-season tour of the US, adding that all the players and directors of the club were present when Bale's name came up as a topic for discussion.

The sources also said that one of the senior players said that he was surprised that Perez was willing to pay so much for one player while others worried about their future, with another player saying that Bale was not needed, and that the squad Carlo Ancelotti already has is strong enough without him.

The report further said that Casillas, Ramos and Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao as the loudest dissenting voices.

The fact that Cristiano Ronaldo also hinted at his discontent at losing his title as the world's most expensive player is another element that may confront the Spurs wide-man, the report added. (ANI)

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