Bale Manchester United deal takes new TWIST.
United are long-time admirers of Bale, along with rivals Chelsea, and had been linked with him several times in the summer transfer window just gone.
However, they were unable to land the world’s most expensive player, and will now try again with a swap deal involving goalkeeper and known Madrid target David de Gea.
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The Spaniard is set to sign a new contract at Old Trafford, which reports suggest could mean he is then used to give the club a stronger bargaining position in pursuit of Bale.
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