Chelsea’s hopes of signing Real Madrid outcast Gareth Bale this summer have reportedly received a boost.
The 25-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur star has been linked with a potential switch to Stamford Bridge for many months now, as his relationship with his current employers continues to disintegrate.
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According to the Daily Mail, Bale is become increasingly isolated in Madrid due to his failure to learn the Spanish language.
Meanwhile, the Metro claim that Chelsea are closing in on an £80m move for the Welsh wizard.
Bale has scored 28 goals in 57 La Liga appearances since joining Real in September 2013.