Gareth Bale to join Jiangsu Suning: reports

Gareth Bale to join Jiangsu Suning: reports

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Paris, Jul 27 : Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale will move to Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal, according to wide media reports.
The 30-year-old Welshman is reported to be earning one million pounds (about 1.24 million US dollars) per week at Jiangsu on a free transfer, much higher than his current salary of 600 thousand pounds (about 668.85 thousand US dollars) per week.Bale has spent six years with Real Madrid and helped the Spanish powerhouses won four champions since joining from Tottenham in 2013.

However, Real boss Zinedine Zidane has outspoken his intention to have Bale out of Madrid during the pre-season tour and said it is "best for everyone" if Bale's departure could be arranged as soon as possible after the striker sit out the game against Bayern Munich.Bale served as a substitute in the 2-2 friendly, scoring one goal against Arsenal in the United States, but that did not change the fact that he is out of Zidane's plan for next season. XINHUA