Transfer Rumors: Gareth Bale for David De Gea Trade?


According to Transfer Sources and Transfer Daily, the latest transfer rumors feature two huge names, Gareth Bale and David De Gea. The official details of the possible move have yet to be released, but from what our sources and others around the soccer world can tell us, this deal is close to happening.

Similar to that of MLS club, Toronto FC, Real Madrid and Manchester United would trade Bale and De Gea, with allocation money probable for each side. If this deal truly does go through, it makes for a good discussion, who would win this trade?

The potential move has fans struggling to believe something like this could actually happen.

"— Transfer Daily (@TransferDaily) January 23, 2015"

Rumor or not, the possibility of De Gea leaving ManU is still very real. Now that the idea is in your head, let’s dive into the move if it does happen and which club would benefit more from the trade.

Madrid loses arguably their second best attacker behind Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale boasts the second most goals scored for Madrid this season, even though he only has 10 goals this season, he still is an important part of the attack.

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Aside from Bale, Real Madrid host many big names that could easily continue to contribute for the club if Bale departs. James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema are just two names, but both are huge players for Madrid and in the soccer world.

Why is Real Madrid even looking at other goalkeepers? The club has three on the roster, Iker Casillas, Keylor Navas and Fernando Pacheco. If De Gea comes to Madrid, will he even see the field?

If De Gea leave Manchester United, the goalkeeper spot likely gets filled by Victor Valdes, Anderes Lindegaard or Ben Amos. Valdes probably will become the starter, but anything is possible.

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In terms of offense, ManU would benefit greatly from Bale coming to Old Trafford. The club’s two leading scorers, Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney both have eight games a piece this season. If you remember correctly, Bale has 10 at Madrid.

United need a huge injection of offense and Bale would provide that much needed spark to keep United in the hunt for an EPL Title.

Once more details on this possible deal come out, make sure to check back here at Playing For 90 about the latest news.

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