Monday, 2 September 2013

Gareth Bale: is any player worth £86m?

Double Player Of The Year - but can he make the step up?
Gareth Bale completed his 'dream move' to Real Madrid despite Tottenham insisting they didn't want to sell him.

The 24-year-old Welshman signs a six-year contract which will earn him £300,000-per-week.

But in this age of austerity and mass unemployment - paricularly among 24-year-olds in Spain - is any player worth this kind of money?

Here's Jonny's take as broadcast on Smooth Radio the day after the deal was completed.