Gareth Bale joins Premier League highest-earners as contract details emerge

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Gareth Bale is set to become one of the highest-paid players in the Premier League when his loan move from Real Madrid to Spurs is confirmed this week.

Bale is expected in London on Thursday after Spurs and Real agreed on a season-long loan worth around £13million.

Despite interest from Manchester United, Bale’s sights were firmly set on a return to the club he left in 2013 for a then world-record transfer fee of £90m.

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After winning four Champions League titles at the Bernabeu, Bale has lost his way in Spain after falling out of favour with manager Zinedine Zidane.

But Spurs boss Jose Mourinho pushed chairman Daniel Levy to pursue a deal for the Wales star and he is now set to get the player he has been coveting.

Bale’s salary at Spurs will put him among the Premier League’s top earners.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the way after signing a new contract worth over £350,000-a-week.

He will sit eighth in the list of highest-paid players with Spurs paying £250,000-a-week with bonuses.

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Meanwhile, former Spurs midfielder Darren Anderton believes Bale’s arrival will bring a proven match-winner to the squad.

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