The Welsh winger’s agent had previously hinted at a potential move to Real Madrid, while Manchester United also enquired about the 24-year-old only to be stunned by Spurs’ £70m asking price.
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"We have a great relationship," Bale is quoted as saying in the Evening Standard. "Last season we had a great campaign and obviously we came up short but we had a great working relationship on and off the field.
"We chatted quite a lot about tactics and stuff like that. He definitely got the best out of me last season and hopefully can again.”
Bale scored a career-high 31 goals for club and country last term and the Tottenham hierarchy are desperate for the 24-year-old to stay at White Hart Lane.
Goal revealed earlier this summer that Villas-Boas, owner Joe Lewis and chairman Daniel Levy had held talks while in the Carribean as to how best to keep Bale at White Hart Lane.