Jose Mourinho warned Gareth Bale wouldn’t thrive at Man United
ESPN FC pundit Paul Mariner doesn't believe Gareth Bale would be success at Manchester United
Gareth Bale wouldn’t be a game changer at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho, according to Paul Mariner.
The Red Devils have been regularly linked with a move to sign the Wales international over the past few seasons.
Bale ended the 2017-18 La Liga season out of favour under Zinedine Zidane but did score four times in his final three games.
The Welsh forward came off the bench to score twice in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Liverpool FC in the Champions League final last month.
Bale was thought to be on the way out of The Bernabeu, but Zidane’s exit could give the Welsh star a lifeline at Real Madrid.
January signing Alexis Sanchez has struggled at Manchester United since his move from Arsenal in the January transfer window.
ESPN FC pundit Mariner believes Mourinho’s style of play would prove problematic for Bale at Manchester United.
“I am not sure he would be a game changer with the way they play,” Mariner told ESPN FC.
Manchester United finished in second place in the Premier League table last term.
The Red Devils have signed Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and FC Porto defender Diogo Dalot in the summer transfer window so far.