Cape Town - Gareth
Bale believes Manchester United are looking good ahead of the new
season, despite losing the UEFA Super Cup against Real Madrid.
Los Merengues edged out Jose Mourinho's charges 2-1 on Tuesday, but
Bale believes the Red Devils have the potential to enjoy a highly
"I think it [the fear factor] is getting there," Bale told reporters when asked about United, as quoted by Four Four Two.
"Obviously I think by bringing Mourinho in, it's kind of boosted the
club, by winning a few trophies last year, it did them great, and I
think they're getting back to where they belong.
"He's a great manager, he's done everything in football, he knows
what he's doing and I'm sure he's building a great team for what he
hopes to achieve there.
"United did very well. They gave us a difficult game and I'm sure
they'll do fantastic this season. I see no reason why they can't [be a
force in the Champions League]."