Manchester United fans at the bar here in the Football Transfer Tavern have been asking the same questions week-in, week-out since the end of the season, they all want to know which big names will be making the move to Old Trafford this summer.
However, there is one name that it seems won’t be going anywhere near Jose Mourinho’s side this summer, in Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale.
According to reports from Madrid based newspaper Marca, the former Southampton and Tottenham hero, who has struggled with injury in Spain over the last season, is solely focused on making a triumphant return at the Santiago Bernabeu in the coming season, and his manager Zinedine Zidane values him as untouchable.
The £68m-rated Wales international has been linked with a move to Old Trafford once again this summer, however the landlord here reckons there was never too much of a chance that he would be a Red Devil come the start of the season.
Despite the Theatre of Dreams regaining is draw somewhat over the last 12 months, with Mourinho, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all making the move to Manchester, they may still have a way to go to be attracting the likes of Bale once again.
United fans, we want to hear from you! Was Bale ever going to make the move to Old Trafford? Let us know…