Transfer Balls: Gareth Bale trapped in Manchester United news spin
Transfer Balls spots this SEO-driven nonsense from the Daily Express, “the world’s greatest newspaper”.
Agent clears up Gareth Bale’s future with Man Utd ready to pounce
Charles Perrin fleshes out a headline more suggestive than a puppy sat next to a pile to poo:
Manchester United have been sniffing around the mercurial Welshman and reports emerged suggesting the Red Devils have lodged two £100million bids.
Man United News: Two £100m Bale bids, midfielder exit, winger medical delayed
That one was brought to you by the…Daily Express:
And there was the news – also in the Daily Express (May 21) – that Bale is desperate to leave Real (which he isn’t):
…the Wales winger…is expected to return to the Premier League this summer.
It was a done deal in the Express:
Gareth Bale has ACCEPTED £120m summer move to Manchester United
Perrin now quotes agent Jonathan Barnett:
“There is no situation. Why should he leave? There are rumours of men on the moon. That’s a saying. He is a star at Real. Why would he consider leaving them. He is very happy to be at the biggest club in the world.”
So. That’s cleared up, then. Until tomorrow when the Express can write some other Bale balls…