By Chris Wheeler And Simon Jones For Mailonline
Published: 20:35 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 20:35 BST, 14 September 2020
Bale is one of several options on the table with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer determined to bring in a right-sided forward before the transfer window closes next month.
If United go for Bale they are likely to propose a loan which would allow them to try again for Sancho at the end of the season.
It comes as their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho has fallen flat this summer
A move to Old Trafford appeals to the Welshman although he would prefer a longer deal that means he wouldn’t be in the same situation at the age of 32 next summer.
Bale has been frozen out by coach Zinedine Zidane and is keen to leave the Bernabeu after Madrid scuppered his transfer to Jiangsu Suning in China in January by demanding a transfer fee once he had agreed wages of £1million-a-week.
Bale, who moved to Spain from Tottenham for