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Gareth Bale more open to Manchester United move than ever

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Manchester United are ready to shift their focus from Cristiano Ronaldo to Gareth Bale after receiving encouragement from the Welshman's entourage, according to ESPN.

In an extensive and impressive report, ESPN claim Bale is ready to give up on his dream of becoming a Real Madrid superstar after failing to fully integrate into the club or adapt to the Spanish lifestyle.

Bale has suffered from inconsistency since arriving from Tottenham in 2013 with Real Madrid fans often making their displeasure clear with boos and hisses during home games.

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That has obviously made life hard for Bale, but it is his lack of presence within the dressing room that is really driving him towards the exit door. He has no close friends to call upon in the squad and has often felt ostracised by key figures.

A return to the Premier League is an attractive option and Manchester United have shown a willingness to bring him back. They have the financial capability to match his £300,000-a-week wage and have even offered to pay Real Madrid £100million to release him in the recent past.

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Louis van Gaal has already declared his desire for a pacey winger, Bale remains the top choice for both him and Ed Woodward. The Old Trafford official has been desperate to bring a genuinely world-class name to the club since taking the helm from David Gill in 2013.

Trouble for Real Madrid

But regardless of Bale's position, Real Madrid will be reluctant to sell even for a profit on their original £86m outlay. Florentino Perez is already considering the prospect of selling Cristiano Ronaldo as PSG continue to be linked with a huge bid next summer.

The 30-year-old has failed to commit his future to the La Liga outfit in recent interviews and appeared a little too friendly with Laurent Blanc in a recent Champions League tie between the two clubs. While Real Madrid would consider selling both Bale and Ronaldo for the right price, they will be wary of a fan backlash if they allow both to leave.

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