Thursday’s biggest stories for the Red Devils.
Chelsea want to beat Manchester United to signing of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale
The Red Devils appeared to be leading the chase to sign the Welshman, but now the Blues have also entered the race.
According to Tuttomercatoweb with Bale struggling to establish himself in the Madrid starting XI the West Londoners are considering a move next summer.
The 25-year-old cost Los Blancos a world record £85.3m in 2013 so it would take a hefty offer to prise him away from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Chelsea and Real Madrid revealed to be two main contenders to sign Marco Reus.
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