Manchester United transfer round-up: Real Madrid star on rumours; midfielder exit latest

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A select round-up of the latest news relating to Manchester United

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has been speaking about the speculation linking him with a possible move to Manchester United.

In comments given to radio station Cadena Ser and later published by, the Welsh international said, “I can’t imagine myself at Manchester United.

“We’re winning trophies and I want to keep doing that here at Real Madrid.”

The Welshman would be a wonderful addition to United’s squad but in truth that ship sailed long ago and the continual rumours linking him with a move make little sense at the current time.

In other news, the Sun reports that Darren Fletcher’s proposed Old Trafford exit has hit a snag.

The report claims the Scotland international, who has been linked with West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion and Valencia, is currently negotiating a potential pay-off from United ahead of a potential free transfer this month.

Fletcher is a fan favourite at United and will be missed but having featured sparsely in recent months he deserves to play regularly elsewhere.

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