English Premiership

Bale signs new deal

2011-03-20 16:35
Gareth Bale (File)
London - Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale has signed a new 4-1/2 year contract to keep him at the Premier League club through to 2015, Spurs said on Saturday.

The 21-year-old Welsh international has grabbed headlines this season after some dazzling performances in the Champions League, including a hat-trick at Inter Milan in October.

He has been linked with many of Europe's top clubs but has decided to tie himself to the north London team.

"I am enjoying my football at Tottenham. I want us to keep going forward as a team and hopefully we can achieve big things," Bale told the club website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com).

"I definitely believe we can challenge for a title very soon," he added with Spurs fifth in the league and in the Champions League quarter-finals where they face Real Madrid.

"We have proven in the Champions League this season that we can compete with the best and we are in the last eight now and there is no reason we can't go further this season and in years to come," he said.

Bale, who joined Spurs from Southampton in 2007, has scored 11 goals in 34 games this season.

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp said: "It's great to have Gareth sign a new contract. He has his whole future ahead and he has everything going for him. He really is an amazing talent and can only get better."

Read more on:    epl  |  gareth bale  |  spurs
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

BMW drift battle: M235i vs. speedway bike

Watch this insane drift contest with four-times dirt-track World champion Karl Maier riding a speedway bike against a BMW M235i.

 
 

Men24.com

Want to start talking dirty?
Everyday struggles of naturally skinny guys
And this year's Miss Bumbum title goes to...
How to maintain your mo, bro
Fixtures
24 November 2014
Aston Villa v Southampton, Villa Park 22:00
29 November 2014
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal, The Hawthorns 14:45
Liverpool v Stoke City, Anfield 17:00
West Ham United v Newcastle United, Boleyn Ground 17:00
Swansea City v Crystal Palace, Liberty Stadium 17:00
Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City, Loftus Road Stadium 17:00
Manchester United v Hull City, Old Trafford 17:00
Burnley v Aston Villa, Turf Moor 17:00
Sunderland v Chelsea, Stadium of Light 19:30
30 November 2014
Southampton v Manchester City, St. Mary's Stadium 15:30
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton, White Hart Lane 18:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

How long will Mario Balotelli last at Liverpool?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.