Real Madrid have reportedly named their price for star midfielder James Rodriguez, with the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United told to pay €75 million (roughly £64 million) for his services. According to a report from Colombia, the move could be announced as early as Sunday.
Marca’s Jose Felix Diaz and many news media in Spain and Colombia have reported United lead the race to sign the Colombian, but the new Premier League champions can’t be counted out just yet
Per Marca, the 25-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Spanish capital for some time. He took his time leaving the pitch in the 4-1 La Liga win against Sevilla at the weekend, a sign many interpreted as him saying goodbye to the Madrid crowd.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup hero has struggled with Los Blancos since his impressive debut season and has been a fringe contributor this campaign. He remains supremely talented but desperately needs a fresh start.