- Manchester United and Chelsea are in battle to sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale
- The two Premier League clubs wants the Welshman to return to England
- United and the Blues will now have to pay £172 million for any possibility
Chelsea and Manchester United are reportedly eyeing a sensational £172 million summer move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale.
After joining Los Blancos in the summer of 2013 for a then record of £86 million from Tottenham, the 27-year-old Welshman has enjoyed almost unprecedented success with the club winning the Champions League twice.
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The report explained that the player has been a long target for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.
Meanwhile Real Madrid may not want him to leave Santiago as there are reported plans of Gareth Bale replacing Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo when he leaves.