Bale to United? Reports claim move is a possibility following Red Devils’ failure to sign Sancho

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The Gareth Bale to Manchester United rumours are again gaining momentum after the Red Devils suffered a setback in their attempt to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. With it looking increasingly likely that Sancho will stay in the Bundesliga for 2020/21, United have now started to look at other targets, and Bale 31, is one of them.

Bale has himself said in the past that he is open to interest from other Premier League clubs and will leave Real Madrid if the right offer does come in.

Would a loan deal be possible? Potentially a stop gap arrangement for this season till United re-ignite their interest in Sancho next year?

A look at three of Bale’s best over the past decade

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At the age of 31, Gareth Bale still has a lot of football left in his career. Cristiano Ronaldo has proved he can still deliver at the highest level into his mid-30s and there is no reason why his former teammate can’t do the same.

Now is a good time to look back at Bale’s incredible career to highlight three of his best performances.

Premier League- West Ham v Tottenham – February 2013 Continue reading

Bale to Newcastle? New owners ready to splash the cash

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Gareth Bale could be back in the Premier League next season, with reports suggesting that Newcastle United, backed by the wealth of their new owners, are willing fork out as much as 60 million Euros for the Welsh superstar.

The Magpies’ takeover has meant that they are linked with pretty much everyone in this window, but the Bale rumours allegedly have a little more traction. There are also rumours that the new owners want Mauricio Pochettino on board, which would essentially see two of Tottenham Hotspur’s most influential figures this decade- one a player and the other a manager, come together at St.James Park.

If the Bale move does go through, he would essentially be replicating the move Michael Owen made several years ago, a switch from Real to the North-East that made him NUFC’s most expensive signing. Continue reading

Achieved and in Contention: Bale’s International Records

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When the media discuss Gareth Bale, the headlines often focus on his situation at Real Madrid and whether or not he will be leaving the Bernabeu. Such a great player deserves to be spoken about in terms of his exploits on the pitch, and it’s always good to redress the balance.

We all know about Bale’s achievements at club level, particularly since he made that switch from Spurs to Real in 2013, but what about his efforts on the international stage? The winger is already a record-breaker with the Welsh national side, and if he keeps playing Continue reading