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Madrid to sell Gareth Bale for 88 million pounds or no deal
- Updated: March 28, 2018
Real Madrid have warned any club harboring any interest in Gareth Bale that he will cost nothing less than £88 million according to reports.
Bale moved to Real Madrid in 2013 and has a current contract with the club that runs till 2022. However, it is believed that the Real hierarchy will be willing to let go of the Welshman to enable them to embark on a summer signing spree.
Bale’s consistency at Real Madrid has been questioned as the player has struggled to put up a continuous run of form at the Bernabeu due to numerous injury worries, although he has scored 12 goals in 29 games this season for Real Madrid.
AS have revealed that Bale might be nearing the end of his stay at the club, but Madrid will not let him go cheaply as they would want to make up for the huge sum that was used to acquire his signature five years ago.
Bale could be joined in a possible departure from the club by the likes of Isco and Kovacic as the club looks to raise significant funds to execute a complete overhaul of Zinedine Zidane’s squad after a campaign that could be described as average on the domestic level
Meanwhile, Manchester United are at the forefront in the list of teams looking to acquire the services of Bale according to reports, with Jose Mourinho eager to sign the Welshman for the Old Trafford outfit. AS claims that Mourinho enquired on the availability of the Welshman last summer, but the player was determined to fight for a place in Zidane’s squad.
Bale’s running contract at Real Madrid is worth £500,000 on a weekly basis, and only the likes of Man United, Man City and maybe Chelsea can afford to bring him to the Premier League as the speculations of his possible return to the Premier League heightens.