Manchester United have offered Gareth Bale’s agent a stunning £14.2m in order broker the player’s exit from Real Madrid, report the Metro.
Red Devils chief executive Ed Woodward is determined to land a marquee player in order to stamp his authority on his role at the Old Trafford giants.
Bale has been repeatedly linked with a switch to Manchester, despite rejecting the club when leaving Tottenham in 2013.
The Welshman instead joined the La Liga juggernauts in a word record breaking deal, though has struggled to replicate the heroics of his first season in the Spanish capital.
Despite winning the Champions League and Copa Del Rey in his first season with Los Blancos, scoring crucial goals in both finals, the Welsh hero has often been the subject of criticism from sections of the Madrid support.
Reports suggest the Premier League giants tasked the former Southampton youngster’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, with bringing the player back to these shores.
They offered Barnett a stunning £14.2m in order to secure the services of his 26-year old client.