Real Madrid have broken the world transfer record to sign Tottenham forward Gareth Bale.

The Wales star has agreed a £300,000 per week, six-year deal after sealing an £85.3m (100m euros) move which eclipses the £80m Real paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009.

“I have had six very happy years at Tottenham but it’s the right time to say goodbye,” said 24-year-old Bale.

“We’ve had some special times together and I’ve loved every minute of it.”

Bale will have a medical and then be presented to the Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu at 12:00 BST on Monday before speaking at a media conference.

Going by this news, the question on everyone’s lips is whether any player is worth such an amount. Of course the answer obviously is no. But then, with a giant club like Real Madrid who’re ready to go any length to get whoever they want, money definitely is not a problem and they believe they can always get their money back. Besides, who will resist an offer from Madrid?

The onus now lies on Bale to prove his worth while all eyes will definitely be on him. He sure should be prepared for the pressure.