Real Madrid have grown tired of Gareth Bale’s constant injury problems and are now set to sell the winger, according to reports in The Sun.
Premier League trio Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are all said to be interested in signing the 28-year-old.
Bale has enjoyed much success since his world record £85 million move to Madrid in the summer of 2013, winning three Champions Leagues, La Liga and the Copa del Rey.
However, he has suffered a huge amount of injuries since his arrival in the Spanish Capital and his most recent problem; a calf strain, is his 24th different injury since joining Los Blancos.
Despite Real Madrid President Floertino Perez being a huge fan of Bale’s, the feeling at the Bernabeu is that now is probably the best time to cash in on the speedy winger.
Manchester United have been trying to sign the Wales international for many years. Money of course is no object for the Old Trafford club and Bale’s sponsor Adidas would prefer him to move to one of their clubs.
There is also the possibility of Reds shot stopper David De Gea being involved in any potential transfer so United are clear favourites to land the 28-year-old’s signature.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich however is also a huge admirer of the player and the Russian oligarch is said to be willing to pull out all the stops to attract the player to Stamford Bridge.
A return to White Hart Lane has also been mooted in recent weeks although exactly how the Welshman would fit into Spurs’ rigid wage structure remains to be seen.
It is thought that Bale has turned down a return to England on several occasions over the last couple of years, but now it seems that that decision will be taken out of his hands by his club and Madrid’s loss will be the Premier League’s gain.
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