Following His Free Transfer From Real Madrid, Gareth Bale Confirms His LAFC Move

Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale has decided to sign with Los Angeles FC of Major League Soccer (MLS) (LAFC). According to Sky Sports, Bale received offers from other clubs as well, but the Welsh forward decided to transfer to California. Gareth Bale will sign a one-year contract with LAFC after leaving Real Madrid as a free agent. GarethBale confirmed the information with the tweet, “See you soon, Los Angeles.” The LAFC official account also reposted the message.

According to ESPN, the transaction is anticipated to be completed using targeted allocation money (TAM), leaving the club with a vacant spot for a designated player. When the MLS transfer window opens on July 7, Bale would be qualified to play for LAFC and could make his debut against the Los Angeles Galaxy at home the following day.

According to the ESPN report, which also stated that the contract will contain an option to extend by another year, Bale will depart after a little break at the end of the week.

Gareth Bale Wants To maintain His Fitness In Front Of The World Cup

LAFA has also signed seasoned Italian and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini ahead of the 2022–23 season. Gareth Bale’s desire to play frequently to keep up his fitness in preparation for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 may have contributed to his decision to join MLS. Wales beat Ukraine in their World Cup play-off final in Cardiff last month, with Andriy Yarmolenko waggled in Gareth Bale’s free-kick for the game’s lone goal. This victory qualified Wales for the multi-nation event.

Gareth Bale played with Real Madrid for eight seasons, earning numerous prizes there, including three La Liga championships and five Champions League wins. In the summer of 2013, he made the $106 million transfer from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid, where he quickly cemented his place as a fixture on the Los Blancos’ roster. He made 258 games throughout his time at Santiago Bernabeu and finished with 106 goals and 67 assists. Out of the 106 goals, 17 in the Champions League and 80 in La Liga. Unfortunately, the former Spurs forward’s final season with Real Madrid was hampered by injury, as he only managed seven appearances, starting four of them.