Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Villas-Boas urges Bale to sign new Tottenham contract
Villas-Boas bats away Bale questions

View photo

Villas-Boas bats away Bale questions

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has urged Gareth Bale to "put to bed" speculation surrounding his future by signing a new contract.

Spurs have placed a 70 million pound pricetag on Bale following enquiries by Manchester United during a season which has seen him named the Professional Footballers' Association Player and Young Player of the Year and Football Writers' Association Player of the Year.

But, with Bale prepared to stay with Spurs if they qualify for the Champions League, Villas-Boas is keen for the Welshman to sign a new deal at White Hart Lane and end rumors linking him with a move away from the capital.

"It would be good for him [to sign a new contract]," Villas-Boas told reporters. "I think he deserves it for the season he's had. Obviously we could put to bed every single speculation that's coming out.

"It would be excellent and I think a reward for what he has achieved this season."

Bale is contracted to Spurs until 2016 and has scored 30 times for club and country this campaign.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
EPL $20K Nobody Loses 1866/10000 $1 $20000 Tomorrow 10:00 AM Enter
NHL $1.3K Tournament [$125 to 1st] 215/1478 $1 $1300 Today 7:00 PM Enter
NHL $1.5K Tournament [$150 to 1st] 27/341 $5 $1500 Today 7:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)