Real Madrid are on the brink of sealing the world-record capture of Gareth Bale, and seem to be setting up a stage at the Bernabeu.
The Spanish giants frequently welcome new signings to a packed crowd at their stadium, and Spanish journalist Juan Jimenez Salvado, from Madrid paper AS, posted a photo of a stage at the stadium to his Twitter account.
The Bernabeu played host to a one-off return for Real legend Raul on Thursday night, with the Spanish giants beating the striker's current club Al-Sadd 5-0 and the Spain icon paraded to the crowd.
World stage: Real Madrid seem to be setting up a stage at the Bernabeu, with Gareth Bale close to joining
Got your number: Bale driving on Friday, showing off his personalised number plate - GB11 ALE
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Along with the photo, he tweeted the message: 'Madrid prepares So, perhaps, the official presentation of Spurs star Bale in the coming days.'
Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo received a raucous reception from a capacity crowd for his unveiling at Real Madrid after moving from Old Trafford in 2009.
Tottenham are still reeling from Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's indication that the Blues had hijacked their London rivals' £30million deal for Brazilian playmaker Willian.
When Mourinho was asked if the Brazilian had chosen Chelsea during his pre-match press conference ahead of Monday's clash with Manchester United, the Portuguese nodded.
'He's already made his decision,' said Mourinho. 'I don’t like to speak before time because football can betray you.
World is watching: Cristiano Ronaldo was presented to a packed Bernabeu by Real Madrid in 2009
'But I know what the player wants and at the moment we cannot hide that it’s a possibility.'
The news had been met with a query over Bale's dream move, but Madrid seem to be setting up for a big occasion.
Former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is certain the deal will go through.
When asked about Bale’s move, Redknapp told talkSPORT: ‘That’s a certainty to happen.'
‘Now they’ve spent all that money there’s no way they’ll pull the plug on that deal. And the boy wants to go. We all know that for a fact.’
Limited action: Bale has only played one match in pre-season for Spurs
Hijacked: Tottenham appear to have lost out on Brazil playmaker Willian (right) to rivals Chelsea