Bayern Munich are ready to offer Gareth Bale a route out of Real Madrid, and the Welshman is open to joining the German giants, we can reveal. Bale is one of the highest paid players in world football, and Bayern are one of the few clubs who could get close to agreeing a deal with the Welshman who has deal with Madrid until 2022.
As Bayern holds a purchase option on James Rodriguez, it is conceivable that the Bavarians and Los Blancos may have discussed how the return of James might affect potential movement for Bale.
Bayern were made aware that they could land Bale, as they talked with Real about the future of James Rodriguez and the German club’s hierarchy are now fully behind making a push for the Welsh ace.
As stated above, the Welsh 29-year-old is under contract until 2022 and reportedly has high wages (approximately €409,000 per week). It is unclear what type of transfer fee or loan agreement would be in place for Real Madrid to move Bale, who reportedly also has a release clause of €517M, which would assuredly be waived in any transaction.
There could be some varying opinions on what to do with Bale in Madrid, but it appears as if Zinedine Zidane would get final say on his roster.
Real chief Florentino Perez is in no hurry to sanction a sale of Bale as he is very fond of the player, but returning coach Zinedine Zidane is open to his departure – given the club are already focused on completing a deal for Eden Hazard this summer.
BFW initially explored the prospect that Gareth Bale could replace Arjen Robben over a year ago.