Football

Real Madrid torn between summer move for two Premier League stars

Published 3 Comments

Football News
24/7

Real Madrid are weighing up a summer bid for either Tottenham winger Gareth Bale or Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero - but they can't decide which yet.

Spanish reports in Punto Pelota claim that the defending La Liga champions are torn between the two summer transfer targets - with a move for City's Aguero thought to be achievable at €45m. 

Aguero came close to a Real Madrid switch two years ago, but the then-Atletico Madrid striker eventually opted to join Manchester City. Still, he remains a transfer target for Jose Mourinho's side, and could displace one of Gonzalo Higuain or Karim Benzema from the first-team squad.

But Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane is thought to be pushing hard for Spurs star Gareth Bale, and the report claims there's a faction within the Bernabeu that feel Bale would be the bigger catch.

The Tottenham star would likely battle with Angel Di Maria for a starting spot, and Real Madrid would like Bale to make a telling impact similar to the emergence of Raphael Varane this season.

Di Maria may even become expendable, with Manchester United thought to be interested in the Argentine winger.

Real Madrid look set to cede their La Liga title to Barcelona this season, with Tito Vilanova's side comfortably clear atop the table.

Speculation has raged over the future of Bernabeu boss Jose Mourinho, and the club's transfer strategy could remain uncertain until the future of the Portuguese manager is sorted.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Football
Manchester City
Premier League
Sergio Aguero
Gareth Bale

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again