The future of Gareth Bale is expected to dominate Tottenham Hotspur's post-match press conference following their Asia Cup match against Sunderland this morning.
Spurs take on Paolo Di Canio's side in Hong Kong at 11am - live on Sky Sports 1HD - but the game seems certain to be overshadowed by reports in Spain of an £85million bid for Bale from Real Madrid.
The Welsh winger has not been named in the matchday squad for the game at the 40,000-capacity So Kon Po Stadium.
The north London club have continually insisted Bale will not be sold - despite reports in Spain that a deal has already been agreed.
Sports daily Marca, which is well known for its close allegiance to Real, claimed on Tuesday a six-year contract has been prepared for English football's double player of the year.
The story also suggested Bale will be paid €10m (£8.6m) a season and has already told Tottenham he wants to leave.
But speaking at their pre-match press conference in Hong Kong, Andre Villas-Boas repeated the stance on Bale he has taken since before the end of last season.
The Spurs manager said: "On Gareth, I want to repeat what I was telling you last season and what I was telling you from the beginning of (pre-season) so I cannot extend myself.
"He is a player that we are willing to continue to have, he's a Tottenham player, he's one of the most fantastic players in the world at the moment and we are counting on him for the future."
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