Real Madrid star accepts £120m Man United move

Gareth Bale is ready to join Manchester United at the end of the season in a record breaking £120m deal, according to reports from The Express.

The Welshman – currently the world’s most expensive player following his £86m switch to Real Madrid from Spurs last year – has emerged as the Red Devils’ top target for the end of the season.

United’s owners are understood to be looking to commit to a ‘Galactico’ era at Old Trafford, with high profile players seen as the way to increase the club’s value ahead of a potential sale in the future.

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Recent reports have indicated that the Premier League giants are ready to match Real’s rumoured demands of £120m for Bale, who has enjoyed a successful 18 months in Madrid.

And now it’s believed that the player himself is actually ready to commit to the transfer once the current season ends.

The 25-year-old is thought to be happy at the Bernabeu, but a return to England on a lucrative contract at Old Trafford looks to have swayed him.

United boss Louis van Gaal has also hinted at a move for Bale.