Manchester United are keeping tabs on Gareth Bale's situation at Real Madrid. Bale signed a six-year contract with Real when he joined from Tottenham in the summer.

However, the Telegraph says he could seek a return to the UK in 2016. The crunch might come, according to some sources, when Bale's daughter, Alba Violet, who is two in October, reaches school age.

One rumour is that the family might want to return closer to home at that time; maybe in two years time.

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