The Daily Star understands United are interested in luring Bale to Old Trafford and their hopes were raised when he admitted he would consider leaving the Bernabeu after he guided Los Blancos to a third successive Champions League success.
Bale hinted at a move away from Madrid after his match-winning display in the 3-1 win against Liverpool in Kiev.
“I feel like I deserved to start because I’ve been playing very well,” he said.
“For me personally, I feel I should be playing week-in and week-out and I haven’t been.
“I haven’t been playing as much as I would like and I’m going to have to sit down with everybody at a big table in the summer and seriously consider what move I’m going to make next.”
Reports in Spain suggest the Red Devils face competition from Bale’s former club Tottenham, who fancy bringing the Wales international back to White Hart Lane five years after selling him to Real.
Bale reportedly favours a return to Tottenham instead of joining Jose Mourinho’s team, but Old Trafford bosses are willing to spend more on Bale than Spurs.
Bale found himself out of favour for most of the season under former boss Zinedine Zidane. Despite his limited action, Bale still struck 21 goals in 39 appearances.
He added: “I feel like there’s still a lot more to give for me and that’s why I need to be playing week-in and week-out, that’s what I need.”
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11:00pm – Marcelo hopes Flamengo star Lucas Pequeta can play for Real Madrid one day
The Brazilian defender took to social media praising the young star and hopes the 20-year-old will one day follow his Flamengo team-mate Vinicius to Madrid in the future. Read more on the story here.
8:30pm – Borja Mayoral keeping his options open
The 21-year-old Spaniard took to social media that he will decide on his future once Real Madrid announce their new manager. Read the story here.
5:00pm – Lionel Messi always wants Real Madrid to lose
As arch rivals, it’s no surprise that Lionel Messi doesn’t follow Los Blancos’ results at all and is only concerned on what his Barcelona side do. Read the full story here.
2.50pm – Bayern Munich move not an option for Bale
Read more, here.
2.50pm – Brazil coach rules himself out of running for Real job
Brazil boss Tite has categorically denied any rumours linking him to the vacant Real Madrid hotseat.
Read more, here.
12.02pm – Ronaldo and the rest of the Portugal squad arrive in Russia
Read more, here.
10.55am – Neymar ‘held talks’ with Real representative in Liverpool
Read the full story, here.
Paqueta is the latest star to come through the club’s ranks and as well as his talents on the pitch, has also rose to fame with his ‘dancinha’ celebration with Madrid-bound Vinicius.
Speaking on YouTube channel Segue o Baile, Marcelo said: “I am here to wish you the greatest success in the world.
“I hope you have a brilliant career. I have already told Vinicius that I’m a fan of your left leg, it’s golden! He is coming to play with me, you could too.
“Your dance is also spectacular. I tried to do it but it doesn’t work out.
“Continue on your path, I hope god continues to bless you, and that you and Vinicius can continue to do the best possible for your team.”
Paqueta has been linked with a number of number of European clubs including Italian giants Juventus. For Vinicius, he will remain at Flamengo until the end of the 2019 season.