Manchester United should sign Bale over Ronaldo, says Arsenal great.

Just like The Red Devils legend Gary Neville said, an Arsenal great reckons the same.

Manchester United shouldn't bother signing their former star Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, they should go for Gareth Bale instead, says Paul Merson.

Speaking in his column in the Daily Star, the former England international said: “There has been lots of talk this week about Ronaldo ending up back at Old Trafford because he’s unhappy at Real Madrid and angling for a move.

“But I don’t think it would work for him or United. Ronaldo would not fit in at United under Louis van Gaal. I don’t think he’d suit them.

“I’d take Bale over Ronaldo any day. If you’re giving one of them a four-year contract, you’d get far more out of Bale over four years,” Merson added.

“However good he thinks he is, Ronaldo is not going to be scoring 30 goals a season and terrorising defences when he’s 34. But it’s not just that. Bale is a team player. He’d fit in under Van Gaal. He works harder and he’s willing to work back for the team.”


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