Increasingly, Real Madrid’s move for Gareth Bale is being questioned in Spain. Especially after reports claiming the entire transfer, including fees and salary, would amount to $312.8 million.
Real’s huge debts have led many to question the move, while others wonder where the swashbuckling winger would fit into coach Carlo Ancelotti’s possession-based midfield.
While Real-supporting paper Marca on Friday said it is certain the transfer will happen,while AS, another pro-Madrid publication, features a piece from editor Alfredo Relano expressing his concerns about the transfer.
"As the days pass, it seems Bale's signing for Madrid comes closer and closer in an inexorable way, and each day I hear more doubts,” Relano wrote. “Doubts about the price, above all, and for the little need to make the signing." Read the original story...