Gareth Bale "ready to move to Shanghai Shenhua in January with Real Madrid willing to let him go for free" as his relationship with Zinedine Zidane deteriorates again
- Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua hopes to sign with Gareth Bale
- Real Madrid winger Zinedine Zidane's relationship broke
- The 30-year-old can even relocate for free with Real interested in cutting wages
- Welsh fought with coach after missing out on matchday squad
- He is believed to have asked his agent to guarantee him a change in January.
Gareth Bale could be relocated to China after Shanghai Shenhua rekindles his interest in hiring the Welsh star after another collapse in his relationship with Zinedine Zidane.
It seemed that the two had corrected their differences over the summer after an initial move to the Chinese Super League was destroyed in its final stages.
Bale is believed to be angry about being left out of the Real team for clashing with Club Brugge without explanation, and the 30-year-old instructed his agent to secure a transfer away from the Bernabéu in January.
Gareth Bale may move to Shanghai Shenhua after fighting with Zinedine Zidane
It is understood that Real is very fond of cutting Bale's high salary from his finances and would be willing to let the star go free.
Although Zidane confirmed that Bale's absence was due to a potential risk of injury, the former Tottenham believed he was being punished by the club's legend, according to Brand.
And the same publication stated that European clubs are hesitant to enter amid concerns over Bale's injury history, making the move to China increasingly likely.
Shenhua was close to hiring the striker in July after offering him a substantial financial package, but the club was reluctant to meet Real's valuation of £ 25-34 million.
Tottenham's former ban believed he had been punished by Zidane under the Mark
Two weeks before Shenhua attempted to sign Bale, Jiangsu Suning was almost finalizing his own transfer negotiations with the player.
But the deal was again thwarted by demand from the Spanish side for a fee.
For each number of transfers released by the Chinese sides, they must match the amount with a donation to support the country's soccer development – leaving many of its main sides unwilling to invest large amounts in foreign imports.
Bale has also played just 53% of Real's games in the last six seasons, due to 26 different injuries he has suffered since moving from Tottenham in a world record deal in 2013.
The relationship between Bale and Zidane seems to have deteriorated once again.
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