Manchester United will try to win their fourth trophy in a row when they face Real Madrid in Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday. The clash will be held at Skopje, Macedonia. The Red Devils thrashed Ajax 2-0 in Europa League final to book their place in 2017/18 Champions League group stage.
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3. Bale has told Modric he wants Man United move
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has reportedly told his friend Luka Modric about his desire to switch to Premier League this summer. The Welsh skipper is the player the Los Blancos is planning to sell to create room and cash for Kylian Mbappe.
The 27-year-old struggled with injuries last season. He managed to return to fitness in time for the Champions League final at Cardiff. However, Zidane still preferred Isco in the starting line-up. He feels it is time for him to leave Santiago Bernabeu. He has lifted 2 Champions League crowns, 1 La Liga title and 1 Copa del Rey trophy. This means he has achieved everything he could have possibly dreamt off.
Manchester United is the most likely destination for the winger. However, Jose Mourinho has said in the past that it will be almost impossible to sign him.
“You have contacts, you have feelings, you understand things,” Mourinho said.
“I think it was clear that Bale likes Madrid, the challenge, the situation, he’s in a club in a very good situation now.
“I never felt a desire from him to leave, so why lose time and energy on that? No.”
2. Barcelona star heading to either Man United or Chelsea
Manchester United and Chelsea are both fighting for Barcelona versatile star Sergi Roberto. The fullback is up for sale after the arrival of Nelson Semedo from Benfica.
According to Spanish media outlet Don Balon, the Catalan giant is ready to sell him. However, Camp Nou is demanding a €40 million from any suitor. Ligue 1 defending champions Monaco is also interested in the player making the race a tight affair.