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Transfer Balls: Gareth Bale’s money men seduce Manchester United

by | 17th, May 2015

Gareth Bale wants to leave Real Madrid, reports the Sunday Times. The paper says Bale is “angling” for a return to the Premier League. And only Manchester United, Manchester City or Chelsea could afford him. Why? Well, we learn:

The Welshman’s representatives have promised to bring the Madrid president, Florentino Perez, a profit on the £85m his club paid Tottenham for Bale two summers ago should he sanction a deal.

How can they promise a fee that has yet to be offered? This is surely just the agent telling everyone in a stage whisper that if the price is right, Bale is their man.

But what is Bale worth now he’s no longer as confident as he was at Spurs? We learn that the affable and professional has struggled to bond with his Real teammates; has failed to master the langauge (not a bad

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