Despite a 1-0 defeat to Chelsea at the weekend, Manchester United fans are as optimistic as they have been for a long time, with Louis van Gaal having seen his side all but confirm their place in the top four in recent weeks.
Whilst their run of six consecutive Premier League victories was brought to an end by Jose Mourinho’s champions elect, supporters seem to have found their voices once again, and many are predicting a serious title challenge for next season.
The summer transfer window looks set to be another busy one for all connected with United, with their seemingly unlimited budget making them a threat to the biggest clubs in Europe – even Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale has been linked with a return to the Premier League and Old Trafford on several occasions this season. Here we have identified five reasons as to why he would be the ideal signing for Manchester United.
Click on Gareth Bale to reveal five reasons why Manchester United should sign him