Gareth Bale's time at Real Madrid is almost certainly over after head coach Zinedine Zidane revealed the club is working on transferring the 30-year-old this summer
The Wales International was left out of Saturday's 3-1 International Champions Cup defeated to Bayern Munich in Houston and, when questioned about the reason after the game, Zidane confirmed that he felt that Bale was surplus to the requirements at the club.
"Bale did not play because he is very close to leaving," Zidane said. "
" I have nothing personal against him, but there comes a time when things are done because they must be done , I have to make decisions.
"The situation is going to change, I do not know if in 24 or 48 hours, but it will , and it's a good thing for everyone. "
Sources have confirmed to ESPN that Manchester United are not in running to sign Bale
Marca's front cover on Tuesday suggested that the former club Tottenham were offering Bale" an exit "from the Bernabeu
The reported deal would see Madrid receiving a € 50-60m transfer fee with Spurs paying around half of his € 1
Bale, who has a contract at Real Madrid until 2022, played 42 games for Los Blancos last season, with 21 coming as a starter. of a possible 151 in La Liga over the past four seasons