Date: 31st January 2007 at 1:35pm
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Bale has Rejected Spurs Offer

BBC Radio Solent are reporting that Gareth Bale has decided to stay at Southampton until at least the summer.

It had been widely reported that Saints accepted a bid of £10million from Tottenham late last week but it now appears Bale has rejected spurs offer.

It seems that Gareth Bale has opted to stay at Southampton to continue his development until at least this summer.

Maybe Bale’s decision has been helped by the example of Theo Walcott who left Saints this time last year for the big time and hasn`t made an impact since.

This is obviously fantastic news for Southampton Football Club and its fans, without doubt Gareth Bale is one of Saints best players and to lose the player now certainly wouldn`t help Southampton`s push for promotion.

Of course at time of writing there is still more then 10 hours until the transfer window slams shut, there is plenty of time for things to change!

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16 Replies to “Bale Rejects Tottenham Move!”

  • If you don’t mind i’ll still keep my fingers crossed until midnight, plenty of time for things to change yet!

  • Best of luck to him…i thought the deal was if he signs for spurs he ramains at southhampton to the end of season anyway ?

  • To be honest i never got that story of the loan back, as far as i know a buy and loan back is agaisnt the rules. Maybe im wrong.

  • Thank F*#K it’s all over with!
    “BOL#*CKS to him, they was ‘taking the *****’ anyway… that kind of money, for a player; who has NOT played 1 minute of premiership football (Anyone remember ‘the tea-boy’ Wallcott?) and then wanting him back on loan??? “STICK HIM UP YOUR ARSES”!
    I would’ve loved to secure Ashley Young… But I will settle for the impressive, bargain- priced Giles Barnes, the skillful Nene and I would love to see ‘Teddy’… home once more (With a coaching role offered… at the end)!

  • Hackneydemon, to be honest you sound a tad bitter! You certainly dont sound as if your not bothered about him.
    Im glad it seems like hes staying, a massive bonus for our promotion push

  • I would love to of seen him at spurs from now, however hope he does well with you lot, good luck. Just hope we can grab him in the summer, or if not him another decent LB.

  • Lest we all not forget that this day last year saw 100 players moving in a frantic frenzy – It aint over til its over

  • Expect your management to show him the door because Manure only offer 3mil cash for him – then add ons for international appearances etc – I don’t think that the addons interest your money hungry board though they want cold cash and that is that- See you at midnight Garry- Oh and don’t forget to bring your teddy bear with you that boy lennon is frighteningly fast – in fact he is so fast he may even induce a bout of rectoplasms for you lot if we ever get the chance to play you in the TOP FLIGHT hahahahahahahahahahahahahah

  • F*** Off Bullers, noone is interested in your stupid schoolboy rants. Roll on midnight, it ain’t over till it’s over….

  • i dont think its not a done deal. can you buy someone and loan them back to the same club dont think you can. we couldnt do that with robbo a few seasons back. plus burley on sky sports didnt or wouldnt say bale turned spurs down. so maybe its a way of getting round that and he will be set for a move to spurs once the season is over. might be wrong and his waiting for a move to man united and a big pay day sitting on a bench. saints fans should worry because come the summer the price will be alot less and his contract is running out.

  • can the saints board really afford to see him walk out for next to nothing? sir alex might just be sitting at old traf with a big smile on his face.

  • He can’t walk out for next to nothing, even if he stays for the length of his contract we would get compensation if he walked out afterwards

  • Good decision for you this is, keep him and he will help you get you promoted, the money is OK but when it means that much to any club you have to keep your better players.

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