Real Madrid star Gareth Bale’s representatives are in talks with Tottenham over a potential loan move from Real Madrid, according to Sky Sports.
The Welsh winger is keen to return to the Premier League.
Bale played for Spurs for six years between 2007 and 2013, before leaving for Spain in a then world record fee.
His agents are also speaking to other Premier League teams, but Real Madrid are yet to agree a deal with any club.
Manchester United may turn to Bale if they are unsuccessful in their pursuit of Jadon Sancho, making the likelihood of the 31-year-old returning to play in England more realistic.
Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, said before the season opener against Everton, which Spurs lost 1-0, that he “needs a striker”.
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
Bale began his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist. Bale moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee. During his time at Tottenham, managerial and tactical shifts saw him transform into a more attacking player.