Gareth Bale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Patience running out at Real Madrid over Bale injuries

    AS "Patience is starting to wear thin among senior figures at Real Madrid over Gareth Bale's constant injuries and lengthy periods of recuperation. Indeed, a section of the Real hierarchy now feel Bale's brittle body is seeing him turn into the new Arjen Robben - the Dutchman's spell at the club..." February 24

  • Real Madrid could face investigation over Bale signing amid suspicions club used bailed-out banks to finance deal

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid could face an investigation into whether they indirectly used British tax-payers money to buy Gareth Bale. Three members of the European parliament have tabled a written question to the European Commission asking it to investigate the financing of Bale's €100m move to Spurs in 2013..." February 18

  • Gareth Bale’s agent demands inquiry after details of £85m transfer leaked

    The Guardian "Gareth Bale’s agent has called for an investigation after a confidential document relating to his client’s world record £85m move to Real Madrid from Tottenham was leaked. The six-page document, released by the website Football Leaks and widely published in Spain, set out details of the full..." January 21

  • Gareth Bale's Real Madrid exit 'could happen' as Man Utd eye £150m deal

    The Express "The Wales international was linked with a move to Old Trafford over the summer with Express Sport revealing two £100m bids for the attacker. And following Rafa Benitez's sacking this week, reports suggested the former Tottenham star was 'devastated' and could seek a £150million return to the..." January 07

  • Report: Manchester United offered Gareth Bale’s agent £14.2m to broker Real Madrid transfer exit

    Metro "Manchester United offered Gareth Bale’s agent £14.2million in order to broker the Wales star’s exit from Real Madrid last summer, according to reports in Spain. Ed Woodward, United’s executive vice chairman, is determined to bring world stars to Old Trafford and Bale’s seen as one of the most..." November 23

  • Gareth Bale 'ready for battle' as Real Madrid prepare to welcome Barcelona for first Clasico of the season

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is hoping to strike fear into the Barcelona defenders as he declares he is 'ready for battle' ahead of the first Clasico of the season. Los Blancos welcome La Liga leaders Barca to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening looking to knock Luis Enrique's side off..." November 19

  • Real Madrid ready for summer sale of Ronaldo or Bale

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid are facing up to a choice over whether to sell Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale next summer, sources have told ESPN FC. The representatives of both players have already investigated moves away from the Bernabeu and sources say that, for a variety of reasons, Real are likely to sell..." November 16

  • Bale set to be fit for Clasico despite Wales absence "Despite missing Wales' friendly with Netherlands, Gareth Bale is expected to be fit for El Clasico. Wales boss Chris Coleman has suggested Gareth Bale will be fit in time for El Clasico on Nov. 21 despite not being selected for the friendly with Netherlands in Cardiff. Bale is not in the..." November 04

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale are NOT for sale, insists Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane

    Daily Mirror "The iconic former France midfielder issued a hands off warning to potential suitors saying: "We sign the best players in the world, we don't sell them" Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid will not sell Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale. The pair have both been linked with switches back to..." October 29

  • Gareth Bale involvement for Wales accepted by Real coach Rafa Benitez

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez said it would have been "difficult" to ask Gareth Bale not to play for Wales last week, while suggesting the galactico's latest thigh injury could be down to over-exertion while on international duty. Bale played in both Wales' recent Euro 2016 qualifiers..." October 20

  • Gareth Bale talks about the moment he could have turned his back on Wales in favour of England

    Metro "Gareth Bale is still riding the Welsh wave of triumph after their successful Euro qualifying campaign ended with a 2-0 victory over Andorra on Tuesday night. The result had no effect on whether Wales would be heading to France next summer or not, their qualification was confirmed after a defeat..." October 15

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale don't hate each other, says Bale's agent

    ESPN FC ""There's no hatred" between Real Madrid teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, according to the Welshman's agent, Jonathan Barnett. Ronaldo may have won the past two Ballon d'Or awards, but he's had to share the spotlight at the Bernabeu since Bale's €100 million transfer in 2013. Bale..." October 13

  • Real Madrid confirm Gareth Bale has a calf injury, but are unsure of its severity

    Sky Sports "Real Madrid have confirmed Gareth Bale has muscle damage in his left calf but have put no timescale on the forward's return. Bale came off in the first half of Real's 4-0 Champions League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday and had a scan in Madrid on Thursday morning. "Following the..." September 17

  • Gareth Bale was never going to sign for Man United this summer, reveals agent "Manchester United were linked with the 26-year-old but Barnett dismissed the rumours. "He was nowhere near leaving - that was all stupid paper talk," he said. "He is very happy at Real Madrid and hopefully he'll stay for the rest of his career. "He's loving it there and things are going..." September 08

  • Gareth Bale 'will NEVER sign' after David De Gea saga

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United might NEVER be able to sign Gareth Bale after the David De Gea saga, report the Daily Star. The Red Devils have reportedly been interested in bringing Bale back to the Premier League from Real Madrid in a mega-money, record-breaking move. But the extraordinary collapse of..." September 03

  • Man United to make Gareth Bale move, want David De Gea resolution - sources

    ESPN FC "Manchester United will make a last big attempt to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in the final week of the transfer window and hope to resolve the David De Gea situation at the same time, sources have told ESPN FC. United have a long-standing interest in Bale, which goes as far back as Real's..." August 26

  • Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale, Sky sources understand

    Sky Sports "Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale but they have yet to make a formal bid to Real Madrid, according to Sky sources. It is understood no formal talks have taken place between clubs, and sources have told Sky Sports News HQ they expect Bale to remain at Real Madrid beyond this..." August 24

  • Real Madrid: Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema staying - Benitez

    BBC "Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez does not expect forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to leave the club. Wales international Bale, 26, has been linked with a move to Manchester United and France's Benzema, 27, with Arsenal. "I'm not going to talk about offers," said Benitez...." August 05

  • Reports: Manchester United submitted two bids for Gareth Bale over $110 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal may have lost Angel Di Maria, but he is reportedly hoping to replace the Argentinian winger immediately and in a big way. According to The Sun, the Red Devils have submitted a pair of enormous bids for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in excess of $110..." August 04

  • Manchester United have huge £99m Gareth Bale bid rejected by Real Madrid

    Daily Star "According to stunning reports in Spanish press Cope, United tabled a staggering offer but it has been bluntly turned down by the La Liga giants. United are looking at several potential targets this summer, with boss Louis van Gaal known to be keen on Bale. The 25-year-old superstar was on..." July 08

  • Manchester United will land £80m Real Madrid flop Gareth Bale

    The Express "United have been working on trying to bring the former Tottenham forward back to the Premier League for months. Despite denials from Real and from the Bale camp both the club and player are up for the possibility of a homecoming for the 25-year-old who now finds himself under fire for..." May 14

  • Gareth Bale's agent issues stern warning to Man Utd and Chelsea over £100m transfer

    The Express "Bale has been the subject of intense speculation that he could leave Madrid this summer and make a return to the Premier League. Both United and Chelsea are said to be willing to pay around £100million to facilitate a move for Bale. But despite inconsistent form that has seen the Welsh..." May 07

  • Bayern Munich join United, City and Chelsea in race to sign Real star Bale

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are set to add a fourth dimension to the race for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale this summer. As reported in the Football Grapevine last week, a three-way battle between Premier League clubs Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City is set to start as soon as the Spanish season..." May 03

  • Man Utd propose Real Madrid SWAP deal for David de Gea and Gareth Bale

    The Express "MANCHESTER UNITED have told Real Madrid it will cost the Spanish giants £45million to land Old Trafford keeper David de Gea. But they have made it clear any further discussions between the two clubs will also involve United’s pursuit of Madrid’s world-record £86m signing Gareth Bale – one which..." May 03

  • Real Madrid's Gareth Bale facing up to three weeks on sidelines

    ESPN FC "Gareth Bale is expected to be out for up to three weeks after Real Madrid announced that the player had suffered an injury to the soleus muscle in his left leg, AS reports. Bale felt a twinge in his left calf during Saturday's 3-1 win against Malaga and had to leave the pitch four minutes after..." April 20

  • Gareth Bale named in Real Madrid squad after injury concerns

    ESPN FC "Gareth Bale has been included in the Real Madrid squad for Wednesday's La Liga game at Rayo Vallecano, despite fears over his fitness. Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti announced at Tuesday's pregame news conference that Bale had a "small" problem with his foot, and was a doubt for the trip to..." April 08

  • Gareth Bale is not for sale at any price, insists Real Madrid president

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists the La Liga giants will not sell Welsh star Gareth Bale this summer. Premier League duo Manchester United and Chelsea are believed to be interested in luring the former Tottenham Hotspur man back to England. Bale has struggled to win over the..." April 01

  • Chelsea ‘readying £217,000-a-week contract offer to complete Gareth Bale transfer’

    Metro "Chelsea are reportedly preparing a £217,000-a-week contract offer to complete the transfer of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. The Blues are rumoured to be considering paying the former Tottenham star’s release clause, but will need to come up with a substantial wage package to tempt him away from..." March 31

  • Scholes: Gareth Bale is a “perfect fit,” could lead Manchester United back to titles

    Pro Soccer Talk "Real Madrid midfielder, and the world’s most expensive transfer of all-time, Gareth Bale is having a bit of a rough time in the Spanish capital, at the moment. The fans aren’t happy with the Welshman’s performances and the local press has chosen him as the fall-guy while Real squander pole..." March 27

  • Report: Disgruntled Real Madrid fans punch, kick Gareth Bale's car after Clasico loss

    The Score "Real Madrid fans are, not surprisingly, upset with the club's 2-1 loss to Barcelona in Sunday's Clasico at the Camp Nou. Such is the nature of the historic rivalry. A loss can have that effect. This, however, is a step too far. Spanish newspaper AS, citing television station Cuatro, claims..." March 23

  • Man Utd to use David De Gea as bait to lure Gareth Bale to Old Trafford

    Daily Star "United boss Louis van Gaal wants to make the Real Madrid superstar his marquee summer signing. Bale cost Real a world record £85m when he joined from Tottenham in 2013 and went on to help them win the Champions League last season. But large sections of Real fans have turned on him this..." March 18

  • Why Would Gareth Bale Want To Go Back To England?

    Deadspin "There's a battle for Gareth Bale's soul being waged in the media of two different countries. On one side, you have the Spanish press expressing the frustrations of their readers by bashing the player's lazy, timid displays on the pitch. On the other, the press in Bale's native Britain is using its..." March 17

  • Gareth Bale accused of "saving himself" for Wales as Real Madrid slump continues

    Daily Mirror "Gareth Bale is performing poorly for Real Madrid because he's saving himself for international duty with Wales. That's the opinion of Israel manager Eli Guttman whose side face Chris Coleman's Dragons in a European Championship qualifier later this month. Bale, 25, has been in poor form for..." March 12

  • Manchester United set aside £120m for LVG to LAND Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale

    Daily Star "Bale this week ruled out a summer switch to United but sources in Spain suggest Louis van Gaal is still hopeful of landing the Welsh wizard and the club are willing to reserve a huge chunk of cash to do the deal. The 25-year-old has been in stunning form for Real since joining from Tottenham 18..." January 31

  • Man Utd suffer MASSIVE BLOW as Gareth Bale RULES OUT Old Trafford move

    Daily Star "United have been monitoring Bale's situation at Real Madrid since Van Gaal arrived as manager last summer. United are willing to back a new world record bid for the Welsh forward at the end of the season with Real valuing him at £130m. Bale, 25, signed a six-year contract at Madrid when he..." January 29

  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s fans must support Gareth Bale

    Pro Soccer Talk "Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid’s fans to get off Gareth Bale’s back. Bale, the most expensive player in the world, was heckled by Real’s fans during their 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday after failing to pass the ball to a wide-open Ronaldo and instead putting a shot wide of the..." January 13

  • Gareth Bale wants to stay at Real Madrid and not join Manchester United

    The Guardian "Gareth Bale has expressed his desire to stay at Real Madrid after rumours circulated that Manchester United were lining up a summer move for the Welshman. Bale won the Champions League with Real last season and has been a key figure in the Real side who have won their past 22 competitive..." December 31

  • Gareth Bale NOT for sale claim Real Madrid, dealing Manchester United a setback in £120m hunt for Welsh forward

    Daily Mail "Manchester United's hopes of landing Gareth Bale have been dealt a blow after Real Madrid claimed they would never sell the forward. Louis van Gaal's side have been linked with a sensational £120million move for the Wales international, who has been a star for the Spanish side since joining the..." December 30

  • Source: Real Madrid star Gareth Bale ‘accepts’ Manchester United transfer

    Metro "Gareth Bale has moved a step closer to joining Manchester United with reports in Spain suggesting he has accepted a transfer to Old Trafford. Bale has been strongly linked with a January switch to United in recent weeks, with suggestions that Real Madrid could sell him. The Welshman’s agent..." December 24

  • Louis van Gaal refuses to discuss reports Manchester United will offer £120m to bring Gareth Bale to Old Trafford

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal has refused to speculate on claims that Gareth Bale is subject to interest from Manchester United. Reports in Spain on Tuesday had stated that Van Gaal is willing to offer Real Madrid £120million to bring the Welshman back to the Premier League, but the United boss was vague in..." December 23

  • Manchester United's £90million Gareth Bale bid being readied?

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are preparing a record-breaking £90million move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, according to the Daily Star. It is believed that the Red Devils have little chance of convincing Bale to move back to the Premier League, but they are preparing to press ahead with the move..." December 18

  • Chelsea plotting sensational bid for Real Madrid star and Man Utd target Gareth Bale

    The Express "According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Blues are looking at the availability of the Welshman as reports claim that he does not fit in with Carlo Ancelotti's latest formation. Bale joined the Spanish outfit from Tottenham in a deal worth £85million over a year ago, and has helped himself to 28 goals..." November 13

  • Real Madrid star Gareth Bale expected to be fit for Liverpool clash

    The Express "Wales star Bale has missed Real’s last three games including the crushing 3-0 win at Anfield as well as the El Clasico victory over La Liga rivals Barcelona. The 25-year-old will sit out the Copa Del Rey tie against Cornella and Saturday’s league clash away at Granada. But Carlo Ancelotti..." October 29

  • Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale set to miss El Clasico clash with injury

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Gareth Bale will miss this weekend's El Clasico match as well as Wednesday's Champions League clash with Liverpool. The Wales international had already been ruled out of the Anfield game with an abdominal injury and ahead of that match the Italian..." October 22

  • Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale a major doubt for Liverpool and Barcelona

    The Guardian "The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is battling for fitness ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League match at Liverpool after the club announced he is suffering from a buttock muscle injury. The 25-year-old was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Primera Division win over Levante on his return from..." October 20

  • Man Utd to launch world-record bid for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

    The Express "The Red Devils had been hoping to strike a deal for the Old Trafford favourite, but Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is adamant his client will be staying at the Santiago Bernabeu and has no desire to return to England. And according to the Daily Star, Louis Van Gaal will now instead focus on..." October 10

  • Gareth Bale desperately hoping Real Madrid hold on to Cristiano Ronaldo

    Sky Sports "Gareth Bale admits he does not want to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid for a second spell in English football. Portuguese star Ronaldo maintained his incredible scoring burst on Sunday night with his 22nd La Liga hat-trick - equalling the record of Real icon Alfredo Di Stefano and..." October 07

  • Bale: I could return to Spurs one day

    BT Sport "Gareth Bale has offered a glimmer of hope to Tottenham fans, by suggesting he may one day return to White Hart Lane. In an exclusive interview with BT Sport’s Jake Humphrey, Real Madrid’s world-record signing said he hoped Spurs supporters could understand why he chose to leave. “The fans..." September 18

  • Gareth Bale stars in video teaser for Real Madrid kit launch... which hints at new pink shirt for Galacticos

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale is the star player in a new video teaser Real Madrid have released ahead of their new kit launch on Monday. The Welshman is the sole Galactico to feature in the video, which gives a strong hint that they will wear a new pink third kit next season. Bale blasts a trademark free..." May 30

  • Cristiano Ronaldo trains, but Gareth Bale has the flu

    SB Nation "Real Madrid could have Ronaldo back for Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg, but Gareth Bale's status is now in doubt. It was a good news, bad news kind of day for Real Madrid on Monday. The good news is after missing the last four matches with knee and thigh problems, Cristiano..." April 21

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