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According to a report from Sport, Newcastle United preparing to table a huge bid to sign Gareth Bale this summer.

Marca reported earlier this week that the Magpies were interested in signing the Welshman and the new report backs those initial claims.

Bale has had a difficult time at Real Madrid. The Galacticos have wanted him gone for some time now and it might finally happen this summer.

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Sport claim that Newcastle United, under their ambitious soon-to-be new owners, are preparing a £52.8 million bid which is likely to convince Real Madrid to let him leave this summer.

The report also reveals that Real Madrid have lined up Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman as Bale’s successor.

Newcastle were always going to spend big money after their takeover. However, splashing over £50 million on a four-time Champions League winner would make an incredible statement ahead of next season.

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Bale might not have had the best of times at Madrid, but what he did in England before leaving should be enough evidence for all his critics.

The Welshman, if he can stay fit, will guarantee plenty of goals for Newcastle and that is exactly what they have been missing this season.

Magpies supporters are hugely excited about the future under their new owners. But this latest report about a bid for Bale will push those excitement levels through the roof.

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