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Bale To Join United

The Mirror reports United have agreed an 8 million fee with Southampton for teenage full-back Gareth Bale.

The Reds are believed to be chasing the Welsh international for a while but has been frustrated in their attempts to sign him. However, it seems they upped their bid and finally persuaded Southampton to sell their prize asset.

It's believed he will join United at the end of the season and will be loaned out to Soton immediately. All in all, it makes much more sense than sign him now when he should face vast competition for a place on the left.

As far as a I know, his attacking instincts and pace mean he's able to play on the left side of the midfield, too, and that would be useful as Ryan Giggs gets older and there are few classy wingers available. He could be an emergency solution for that position, too.

Of course, it's all pure speculation, you shold decide whether you believe the Mirror or not.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 14 2007

Time: 3:11PM

Your Comments

Midfielder, winger and striker will all be needed in the summer because of the age of Scholes, Giggs and Solskjaer. Bale would not be bad but he's really only an emergency solution on the left midfield. And of course we would sell Silvestre or (sadly) Heinze if he came.
midlothian99
the title confused me i thought it was confirmed anyway i hope he does come its gonna be sad to see the end of heinzes career at man utd cause it will surely mean hes leaving
rooneyisgod
8m is a lot to spend on such a young player... a bit of a risk if u ask me.. for your sakes I hope it pays off.
getintoem
I agree...a lot of money for a player with potential and a lot to prove...still if anyone can make it work I guess fergie can...........
ernshaw
this is just a rumour bale and burley have said he wont be leaving and that no deal will be done
rooneyisgod
 

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