Bale agrees to new contract with Madrid until 2022

MADRID (AP) " Real Madrid says Gareth Bale has agreed to a contract extension that will tie the Wales winger to the European champions through 2022.

The 27-year-old Bale has helped Madrid win two Champions League titles and one Copa del Rey since his then-record breaking transfer from Tottenham in 2013.

That 101-million move to Madrid made Bale the world's most expensive player until Manchester United paid Juventus 105 million for Paul Pogba in August.

Bale's previous contract expired in 2019.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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