Real Madrid forward, Gareth Bale has shut down rumours linking him with Manchester United. The former Tottenham striker who is currently with his team-mates in Dubai on a mid-season tour told Dubai TV he is happy at Madrid.

"Go to Manchester United? I am very happy in Madrid, a city, a climate and a club that I love. My contract ends in 2019 and I could sign a renewal. I am very happy at Madrid and I hope to win many more titles in the future.

"It has been a fantastic year for me. I wanted to come to Real Madrid to win titles and work alongside the best players and that is exactly what I have done in a single year. I hope that we keep improving, winning more titles and that I can keep giving my all." He said