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Gareth Bale set for new Real Madrid contract on Ronaldo-size wages

Football Soccer - Real Madrid v Sporting Portugal - UEFA Champions League group stage

Gareth Bale is in negotiations with Real Madrid over a new long-term contract that stands to put him in the same pay bracket as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The 27-year-old forward has three years to run on his deal, which is reportedly worth £300,000 a week, but Real want to tie him down, effectively, for the remainder of his top-level career.