Gareth Bale is nearer to leaving Real Madrid now than at any time throughout his seven years on the Spanish membership, in accordance with his agent.
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho refused to take a position on the talks on Wednesday.
Bale, 31, left Spurs to hitch Real for a then-world report £85m in 2013 and has since scored greater than 100 objectives and received 4 Champions League titles.
In July 2019, Real Madrid cancelled a deal for Bale to hitch Chinese Super League membership Jiangsu Suning, with the participant spending final season on the Bernabeu, taking part in 20 video games.
Barnett stated on Wednesday: “We are still negotiating. We shall see how it goes.”
It stays to be seen whether or not the potential deal might be a mortgage or a everlasting transfer for Bale.
When requested concerning the Wales captain, Mourinho replied: “He is a Real Madrid player and I don’t comment on players from other clubs. I have to respect that. It’s better not to speak.
“I attempted to signal him for Real Madrid, which was not doable to do throughout my time there. But the president adopted my intuition and my data and the season I left he introduced Gareth to the membership. It’s not a secret, even Gareth is aware of that.
“A squad is a puzzle and when a new signing completes the puzzle it’s great for the team.
“There are three extra weeks, the market is open each methods. I feel in soccer it’s important to at all times be ready for one thing to occur. Let’s see what occurs to us,” added Mourinho, who was in charge of Real Madrid from 2010-2013.
The Portuguese beforehand told Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy that he “needs a striker” earlier than 5 October.
Tottenham had been crushed 1-0 at home by Everton in their first game of the new Premier League season on Sunday.
‘He carried the Wales team, he carried the Tottenham team’
Former Tottenham winger Darren Anderton says the forward is “precisely what Spurs want”.
“After watching the sport on Sunday, oh boy do Spurs want it – somebody who can go and win a recreation with a little bit of magic, creativity and aptitude,” stated Anderton.
“It must be nice for all events. To come again to someplace you’re cherished actually does make sense.
“He carried the Wales team, he carried the Tottenham team when he was here, winning games on his own. He is exactly what Spurs need.
“For me it’s a no-brainer to come back and play for us and show what he’s all about.”
Spurs midfielder Eric Dier stated it’s “thrilling” for Tottenham fans “if you end up linked with a participant of that degree”, but does not feel the Spurs squad needs a fresh impetus.
“I might disagree to be sincere,” he said. “Since I’ve been again for pre-season there may be new blood.
“[Steven] Bergwijn’s been here six months, and Gedson Fernandes. Pierre-Emile [Hojbjerg] and Matt [Doherty] have just arrived. There’s a different dynamic to the dressing room.