David Moyes has revealed that Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale was one of his primary transfer targets when he took over at Manchester United in 2013.
At that time, Bale was one of the hotly discussed transfer targets in world football. He was linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United at the same time. Both clubs were prepared to pay a world record transfer fee for the player, had just been creating wave after wave at Tottenham. Spurs had brought him as a £ 5 million signing from Southampton a few years ago, but he was later sold to Madrid for £ 85 million.
Moyes, though, says that Bale was being offered an even better package to join United. However, he chose the glamorous destination of Madrid rather than rainy Manchester. It could also be said that the lack of reputation may have prevented Moyes from signing the player. Continue reading Gareth Bale Was My First Target at Manchester United, Says David MoyesComments closed