The Red Devils have been seeking to strengthen their attack, especially with striker Wayne Rooney experiencing a sluggish start.
However, signing Bale seems to be out of the question for good. The Daily Star reports that Real Madrid are unhappy with Man United and will not sell Bale to the Premier League club after a deal for David de Gea dramatically fell through on deadline day.
“I don’t think they (Real Madrid) will be too keen to do business with us again considering the way this has gone,” a trusted Man United source said.
Real Madrid were keen to buy de Gea from Man United for £29m, and they were willing to offer goalkeeper Keylor Navas in return.
The failed deadline day deal has put the two teams at odds though, as they are blaming each other for the chaos that has ensued.
Due to the failed transfer, De Gea will play out the final year of his Man United contract.
It remains to be seen whether manager Louis van Gaal will want to place him between the sticks again, with Sergio Romero currently the preferred option.
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