Cardiff Metropolis proprietor Vincent Tan has acknowledged that it’s doable that Gareth Bale might be a part of the Welsh facet subsequent season after the Welshman’s 12 months with Los Angeles FC finishes.
It grew to become official at this time that Bale is shifting to the MLS subsequent season the place he has signed a 12-month contract with Los Angeles FC with choices via to 2024 studies Sky Sports.
The 32-year-old has joined the membership so as to put together for his first World Cup with Wales in November and can play for a brand new facet for the primary time in 9 years after a really profitable spell in Spain with Actual Madrid.
One of many golf equipment linked with a transfer for Bale this summer time was Cardiff Metropolis and following the Wales worldwide’s transfer to America, Cardiff Metropolis proprietor Vincent Tan spoke concerning the potential transfer for the winger.
Talking to talkSPORT, Tan stated on the potential Bale deal: “We had been very, very eager and naturally it could have been a giant coup for us and would have been nice for Gareth Bale to play for his dwelling city.
“All people could be joyful if Gareth Bale returned dwelling and performed in Cardiff, however sadly the supply [from America] was too engaging to show down.”
The Cardiff proprietor additionally left the door open for Bale to play for the Welsh membership subsequent season as soon as his 12 months with Los Angeles was up. Tan acknowledged: “His contract is for 12 months. We’ll see what occurs. Possibly in 12 months, Gareth will wish to come again and are available dwelling, serve Cardiff, his dwelling city.
“He has by no means performed in Cardiff, a membership he and his household are followers of. Hopefully, in 12 months time, he’s nonetheless younger, he’ll come again at 35 and a few play till they’re 40 years outdated.
This might be a dream for lots of Cardiff followers however the opportunity of Bale retiring subsequent summer time can also be fairly excessive.