By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline
Published: 17:00 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 17:07 BST, 21 July 2019
Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that Bale will leave the club this summer after six years at the Bernabeu, but his hopes of a return to the Premier League look bleak.
The Wales winger has been a long-time target for United since leaving Tottenham to join Real for £85million in 2013 with the Old Trafford hierarchy inquiring about his availability in almost every transfer window since then. Spurs have also been linked with a move for their old player.
Manchester United and Tottenham have closed the door on Gareth Bale's Real escape route
They have some concerns over the age of the Wales international