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Manchester United ‘told by Real Madrid they can have Gareth Bale for £89m’

Injury-prone Welshman is testing the patience of both Zinedine Zidane and Florentino Perez, according to reports

Gareth Bale will be offered out for £90million after his latest injury blow, according to reports.

The Welshman has repeatedly stated he is happy in Madrid and does not want to move, but that might be out of his hands.

Wales star Gareth Bale has suffered multiple injury problems in the last few seasons

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Wales star Gareth Bale has suffered multiple injury problems in the last few seasons

Bale, 28, has been on the sidelines for both club and country in recent weeks with the latest injury on his calf.


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It has frustrated Real Madrid supporters no end, given he scored a stunning opener for the European champions just before hobbling off injured.

According to El Confidencial, Bale has been “losing importance in the team” and the Spanish publication have suggested Jose Mourinho is interested in bringing him to Manchester United.

Even Mourinho might find Bale’s injury record tough to overcome though, with the Portuguese requiring players to play hard for him and have a consistent run in the team – something Bale has been unable to manage.


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Gareth Bale had to watch on from the stands as Wales lost out to Ireland on the World Cup play-offs

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Gareth Bale had to watch on from the stands as Wales lost out to Ireland on the World Cup play-offs

Gareth Bale hobbled off after scoring for Real Madrid in their win at Borussia Dortmund

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Gareth Bale hobbled off after scoring for Real Madrid in their win at Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez spent around £85m on Gareth Bale in 2013

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez spent around £85m on Gareth Bale in 2013

They also state that Forentino Perez wants to recoup the entire £85m he spent on the Cardiff man – which would be worth around £89.3m in today’s exchange rate.


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It is no secret either, that Real did not miss Bale as they went into last season’s Champions League final in his home town.

Isco has emerged as one of Spanish football’s biggest creative talents over the last 12 months and Marco Asensio scored in last season’s showpiece European final.

Bale was in the stands as Wales missed out of continuing their World Cup qualification bid with a 1-0 home defeat to Ireland.

Gareth Bale watched on as Wales began their preparations for the Ireland game at home

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Gareth Bale watched on as Wales began their preparations for the Ireland game at home

Zinedine Zidane is losing patience with Gareth Bales injury record according to El Confidencial

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Zinedine Zidane is losing patience with Gareth Bales injury record according to El Confidencial