In advance of reports that Gareth Bale will join Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow, the official Real Madrid club website has begun selling Gareth Bale shirts.
Now that the news has leaked that Real Madrid jumped the gun, the official Real Madrid online store has removed the mention of Bale, but as you can see pictured above (thanks to 101 Great Goals), Gareth Bale was listed on the website under the number 11 shirt.
Currently the number 11 jersey is not being worn by any Real Madrid footballers. Is it being saved for Gareth Bale? We shall find out very shortly.
Conveniently, Real Madrid has now shut down their online store “for maintenance” (see screenshot below).