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Gareth Bale Is Not In My Plans, Insists Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti: Daily Soccer Report

gareth bale4 Gareth Bale Is Not In My Plans, Insists Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti: Daily Soccer Report

Real Madrid’s hunt to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur has gone cold, after there have been some reports in The Daily Telegraph that Carlo Ancelotti is less interested in signing the player, and may have moved on to focus on other acquisitions instead.

The article in question (linked below) doesn’t include any matter-of-fact evidence, but the hints clearly point that Real Madrid may be less interested. During a recent press conference, when asked about Bale, Ancelotti responded that the reporters should talk about Alvaro Morata and Jese Rodriguez instead of focusing on Bale.

The Telegraph reports that Manchester United may now be the destination for Bale, but it’s all speculation based on tiny scraps of circumstances lobbed together.

Will Tottenham Hotspur be able to hold on to Gareth Bale in this transfer window, or will be end up at Manchester United? Give us your prediction in the comments section below.

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11 Responses to Gareth Bale Is Not In My Plans, Insists Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti: Daily Soccer Report

  1. CTBlues says:

    He didn’t want Torres when he was at Chelsea either but the guy in charge did. If the guy in charge aka the RM President wants Bale then Carlo better add him to his plans.

  2. A.wakefield says:

    What they really mean is “got the bank balance today and realised the overdraft could not afford him”

  3. KeithAVFC says:

    To be honest i would stay put if I were Bale. The’ve made decent signings and the amount of freedom he has for spurs on the pitch would never happen at Real. I really think they will get in the Champions League this season with the quality they have

  4. Paul says:

    You should not believe anything unless it’s an official announcement. The same old rubbish has been coming out for weeks and weeks now. I’m sick and tired of hearing about Bale, Rooney and Suarez and the quicker this window is over, the better. Stay or go, I couldn’t care less anymore. Just hurry up and decide either way!

    KeithAVFC – I agree. I think this could be Arsenal’s year where they finally miss out on the top 4 and finish 5th instead. IF Bale does go to Madrid, it’s really not the end of the world for Spurs. They’re not building a team around Bale and they’ll still have decent options on the pitch if he was no longer there. I’m really looking forward to seeing how well Soldado beds in. Far more interesting than all this will he/won’t he Bale stuff.

  5. Emmett says:

    NBC using taxis now to promote EPL.

    Got a ride home in the Tyne Wear Derby cab today. Jozy would be proud. Joe Kinnear too. #BPLonNBC pic.twitter.com/OcPA8VIxWg— Randy Kim (@randy_j_kim) August 12, 2013

  6. Rob Donnelly says:

    Shut it Carlo!

  7. goatslookshifty says:

    good news..Moyesy sign him up..Moyesy Moyesy sign him up!

  8. gbewing says:

    hmm I guess Tottenham fans aren’t in denial anymore about RM so lets move on to the next rumor and of course Spurs fans we’re now in denial about MU….call me Gaffer when you get some real news. If Bale goes it’s a Levy’s price and MU will (smartly) not meet it.

  9. Charles says:

    Isn’t this the usual way for RM — to court a player, get him unsettled at his current club, then act like they don’t want or need him so they can get him at a bargain price?

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