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'Man United need to break the bank as Gareth Bale is exactly what they need'

The Welshman’s future at Real Madrid remains the subject of speculation.

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GARETH BALE IS the player Manchester United should pursue above all others this summer, according to former Red Devils star Dwight Yorke.

Having lost out to Real Madrid in the battle for his signature in the summer of 2013, United have long been touted as the likeliest destination should Bale, who has been criticised by the media and supporters in Spain, decide he wants to return to the Premier League.

And Yorke believes the flying Welshman should be Louis van Gaal’s No.1 target as he looks to ready his squad to challenge Chelsea for domestic supremacy next season.

“I would get Gareth Bale in, that’s what United need . . . a player who will just take the ball and run,” Yorke told The Sun.

“He’s British, he’s exciting, he’s quick, fast, he goes past people and that will lift everyone going forward. That would excite everybody. And he will be loved here, he will be far more appreciated because the people here know what to expect.

“The Spanish are hard people, they are used to the likes of Romario and Ronaldo — the dribblers with the silky skills.

“In all fairness, Bale is not silky — he is a powerhouse with great pace and that’s best for England.

“When he is in full flow he is one of the best in the world. That’s why Madrid paid all the money for him. If I was signing one player for United this summer, it would be him.”

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