I tried to ‘kidnap’ Gareth Bale: Former Manchester United manager

Editorial Mediotiempo

Mexico City / 17.10.2020 06:06:14

In july 2013, David Moyes took over as coach of Manchester United to replace the historical Sir Alex Ferguson and wanted to hit the table with Gareth Bale as the first signing in his stage, but could not for more than tried by all the ways, until ‘kidnapping’ him.

I wanted Gareth to be my first signing with United. But he was already a bit on his way to Real Madrid. I tried to kidnap him, to catch him. United offered more money than Madrid, but they offered more money to the player, “he declared.

Finally the Cardiff Express signed for the Spanish team in 2013 by more than 100 million euros what they paid to Tottenham, a decision that Moyes applauded, since he ended up winning four Champions.

“We did everything we could, including tWe sent a helicopter to the training ground to bring him and take him back. We thought we had a chance. But he chose Real Madrid and made a brilliant decision why won four Champions. He has had a brilliant career, “he added.

The now coach of West Ham He only lasted nine months in office, as he was fired by the cadre of Old Trafford in april 2014 after he failed to classify them to the Champions League.


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