English Premiership

Mourinho rocked as Man Utd learn cost of major target

2018-05-29 11:54

Cape Town - Manchester United have been rocked by the news that any summer move for a Real Madrid star could cost them in total £335 million, a report claims.

Also read: Hero Bale due for crunch talks with Real

According to the Mirror, Jose Mourinho fears that United will be priced out of a move for Gareth Bale following his display in the Champions League final.

Bale scored a decisive brace in Kiev, including a remarkable overhead kick, as Real won their third successive Champions League title with a 3-1 win over Liverpool.

As a result, the report claims that Los Blancos would demand a £200 million transfer fee for the Welshman.

Not only that, but the former Spurs star would then demand £135 million in total wages over four years, bringing the total cost of the deal to over €380 million.

Mourinho is apparently hesitant to fork out so much for the 28-year-old, who has struggled with persistent injury problems since his then world-record arrival at the Bernabeu.

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