Tottenham Hotspur latest: Including Bale-Mania and Soldado link

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The odds on winger Gareth Bale leaving Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the season have shortened, again. Bale produced two world class goals to help Spurs defeat local rivals West Ham United last night with Real Madrid reportedly ready to pay over £50 million for him in the summer.

Spurs have been re-linked with Valencia striker Roberto Soldado according to fresh reports. Tottenham were linked with the prolific striker earlier in the season when they were actively looking for attacking support ahead of the January transfer window. They could pay upwards of £30 million.

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has claimed desire is the main reason the club is now third in the table. AVB says that his players are very determined to secure Champions League football next season as they moved above Chelsea in the Premier League due to the win over West Ham last night.

Spurs could go after Younes Belhanda again if they finish in the Champions League. Some media sources have linked Belhanda and White Hart Lane together and the Montpellier forward has revealed he would consider moving to the Premier League to a team with top flight European football.

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says Real Madrid will have no problem paying big money to sign Gareth Bale this summer. Real Madrid are expected to put together a formal bid which could be anywhere in the region of £50 - £70 million.

Tottenham are considering a summer move for Antoine Griezmann of Real Sociedad. Spurs are expected to add in wide areas this summer to provide Aaron Lennon and Gareth Bale with support and Griezmann could be available at a fraction of the price a top class star would cost.

Michael Dawson has revealed his pleasure at dealing with Andy Carroll against West Ham United last night. Carroll started as the lone striker in the West Ham team, as he regularly drifted onto Dawson who was tasked with keeping him quiet throughout the match.

Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has conceded that Spurs star Gareth Bale would start in any team in the world. Bale has been in world class form for Tottenham over the last few weeks which has led to a lot of praise and admiration from all corners of the football world.

Harry Kane has revealed that he is looking forward to make his home league debut for Leicester City. The on loan Spurs star made his debut for the Championship side in the weekend match away to Blackpool as he looks to hit form and force his way into the Spurs team next year.

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