Real Put R1.61bn Price Tag On Man Utd Target — Reports

Real Put R1.61bn Price Tag On Man Utd Target — Reports

Real Madrid are reportedly fed up with injury prone Welsh star Gareth Bale and that gives the story some wight.

There are conflicting reports regarding the winger, though, as according to AS (h/t Sport Witness), he is on the "exit ramp" at the Santiago Bernabeu and could be allowed to join United in a cut-price deal for between €70 million and €80 million, with his value having dropped from more than €120 million.

Zidane clearly does not feel adding an "M" is the answer: Borja Mayoral has featured for just 102 Liga minutes this season yet has as many goals to his name as Ronaldo and Benzema.

However, as the Spanish media counted the cost of not cashing in on the 28-year-old, there is a question mark over whether even the cash rich United would part with up to the 100 million euros Madrid spent on Bale for a player who has struggled just to get on the pitch for the past year.

Wales manager Chris Coleman is not concerned by Gareth Bale's latest injury set-back.

Asensio is widely regarded as one of the top talents in the game at the moment with plenty of potential to take him right to the top of modern football. I already have the door open for him if he wants to come.

Bale sat out Wales' 2-0 friendly defeat to France in Paris on Friday and his availability could become an issue when the Dragons play at the China Cup in March.

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It should be noted that most of the injuries have been muscular and caused without prior contact.

While his fiancee has returned back to Wales, Bale has been left to continue his rehabilitation from injury.

Will Bale return to the Premier League? It's said "any decision about his Real Madrid future will be taken next summer, rather than in the heat of a frustrating moment".

"And I've never felt that he's wanted a move away from Real Madrid, quite the opposite in fact".

Madrid's "Sacred Cows", as they are dubbed in the Spanish media, are difficult to shift when fit.

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