The celebrated footballer, Gareth Bale, has been consistent with his injuries rather than his performances on the pitch ever since his advent to Madrid back in 2013. Regardless, the winger is still stunningly one of the top paid footballers in the world.
In view of the fact that the Welshman is not contributing enough considering the wages he’s milking from the club, Florentino Perez has made up his mind to offload the talented player. And the club that has been ever so keen on securing his services is Manchester United.
According to Mirror, despite the interest registered by the Red Devils, the transfer won’t materialize unless the price for the star is right.
As of now, Los Blancos are tagging the Welsh winger with a £100m fee. However, the Old Trafford outfit purportedly doesn’t believe he’s worth spending that much, further exacerbated by the fact that the former Tottenham star is liable for injuries.
The Spanish giants are reportedly looking forward to landing Neymar and Premier League star Kevin De Bruyne, aided by the funds acquired by offloading the wideman.
But, the Mancunians see Bale’s price on par with goalkeeper David de Gea, as per latest sources. The Spanish keeper has been eyed by Madrid since a long time, and is valued around £50m-£60m.
The Welsh international returned from a two-month injury absence with a groin problem by coming off the bench to aid Madrid in the clash with third division club Fuenlabrada last Tuesday, as they progressed in the Copa del Rey.
Despite the fact that the match couldn’t produce the desired result, Bale was successful in picking up a minor calf strain, with that being the 20th different injury he suffered posterior to his arrival in Spain. It undoubtedly saw him out of Saturday night’s La Liga clash against Athletic Bilbao.
While experiencing injuries so often, turning 29 next year, and being one of the highest paid players, his move to the Theatre of Dreams is massively sceptical, provided Real stay fixated on a £100m deal. Regardless, his current contract is intact till 2022.
Written by Hritwik NE
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