Rodriguez

Manchester United ‘in talks with Mexico midfielder Carlos Rodriguez’

Manchester United reportedly hold discussions with the agent of Monterrey midfielder Carlos Rodriguez. Manchester United are reportedly attempting to sign Monterrey midfielder Carlos Rodriguez. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will make significant changes to his first-team squad during the next transfer window, and the Norwegian is looking to strengthen in a number of areas. United have already confirmed that Ander Herrera will leave Old Trafford this summer, and Los Pleyers suggests that the Premier League giants consider Rodriguez to be a potential replacement. The report claims that club officials were present to watch Rodriguez Monterrey play against Necaxa on Monday night, with talks later being held with the player’s representative. Rodriguez – who recently earned his first cap for ...

Shan: ‘Jay Rodriguez can fill in for Dwight Gayle’

The on-loan Newcastle striker must serve a two-match ban. Boss James Shan believes West Brom’s squad is strong enough to cope with the loss of top scorer Dwight Gayle. Albion must continue their Sky Bet Championship promotion challenge without the striker after he was sent off at Villa Park on Saturday. Gayle, on loan from Newcastle, scored his 24th goal of the season but was then shown a second yellow card late on. His suspension sees him miss the second leg of the semi-final against Aston Villa and will also rule him out of the final at Wembley, should West Brom get there. With Hal Robson-Kanu also suspended following his red card at Derby on the final day of the regular season, Jay Rodriguez will likely play as a lone striker on Tuesday night in a 4-5-1 formation. “He (Gayle...

Real Madrid open to James Rodriguez offers?

Real Madrid reportedly decide that they are open to offers for James Rodriguez, who has spent the last two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich. Real Madrid have reportedly decided that James Rodriguez will be sold during the summer transfer window. Rodriguez has spent the last two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich, and the Bundesliga giants have an option to sign the playmaker on a permanent basis. However, according to Marca, Bayern do not intend on taking up that opportunity and it will lead to the Colombia international returning to the Bernabeu. The 27-year-old still has just over two years remaining on his contract at Real, but the attacker does not feature in the plans of Zinedine Zidane. Real may be open to entertaining cut-price offers for Rodriguez given their desire to press on with ...

Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez open to Napoli transfer?

Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez is open to a move to Napoli at the end of his loan spell at Bayern Munich, according to his father-in-law. Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez has allegedly started to consider a potential transfer to Napoli. Rodriguez is currently nearing the end of a two-year loan spell at Bayern Munich, and reports have suggested that the German side will not take up the option of a permanent transfer. Juventus have been linked with a move for the Colombia international, but the player’s father-in-law Hernan Ospina has claimed that Napoli could emerge as a possible option. Ospina told Radio Kiss Kiss: “My daughter Daniela told me that he has a great relationship with Carlo Ancelotti and would be happy to reunite with him. “I think he would one day li...

Juventus ‘most likely destination for James Rodriguez’

James Rodriguez will be offered a route away from Real Madrid by Italian champions Juventus once his Bayern Munich loan deal expires, according to a report. Juventus have reportedly expressed an interest in signing James Rodriguez and are the most likely destination for the Real Madrid attacker. World Cup 2014 star James has spent the past two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich, where he has had mixed success. The Colombia international is not believed to be part of Madrid’s plans under Zinedine Zidane, though, and Bayern seem unlikely to trigger the right-to-buy clause in his loan contract. Spanish outlet Marca reports that Juve are now the favourites to sign James for the 2019-20 campaign and beyond, with the 27-year-old more open to a Serie A switch than a move to the Premier League...

Bayern Munich to opt against permanent deal for James Rodriguez?

Bayern Munich are reportedly unlikely to push through a permanent deal for Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez. James Rodriguez has reportedly been left struggling to secure a permanent move to Real Madrid. Rodriguez is currently nearing the end of his two-year loan spell at the Allianz Arena, and Bayern hold an option to secure the attacker’s services on a permanent basis. However, according to Bild, Bayern are currently against a deal for the Colombia international due to his bit-part role in Nico Kovac‘s squad. Rodriguez has suffered with injury issues this season, but the 27-year-old has still only made 17 starts for the German giants in the Bundesliga and Champions league. Kovac also opted to leave Rodriguez out of his plans for Saturday’s top-of-the-table encounter ...

Real Madrid looking to sell James Rodriguez for £51m?

James Rodriguez has no future at Real Madrid and will be sold to the highest bidder in the summer, according to a report. Zinedine Zidane has reportedly ruled out a return to Real Madrid for James Rodriguez, forcing the club to offload the attacking midfielder for a cut-price fee. Rodriguez’s two-year loan deal with Bayern Munich expires in the summer and there is no agreement in place with the German giants to make that permanent. With Zidane, the man who sent the Colombian attacker out on loan, now back in the Bernabeu dugout for a second spell in charge, it appears as though a permanent exit is on the cards. According to reports in the Spanish press, the 27-year-old will be sold to the highest bidder this summer, though Real do not expect to raise much more than £50m for his signa...

Result: James Rodriguez fires hat-trick as Bayern Munich hammer Mainz

There was no Champions League hangover for Bayern Munich as they returned to the top of the Bundesliga table in emphatic style with a 6-0 victory over Mainz at the Allianz Arena. James Rodriguez scored a hat-trick while Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Alphonso Davies were also on the scoresheet for the reigning champions as they bounced back from their midweek home defeat to Liverpool. The win, Bayern’s 13th in their last 14 league games, saw Niko Kovac’s team move back above rivals Borussia Dortmund on goal difference. Kovac made five changes to the side that were knocked out of the Champions League on Wednesday. Rafinha, Mats Hummels and Franck Ribery dropped down to the bench while Serge Gnabry and Javi Martinez were left out of the squad, with the latter having suffered an injur...

James Rodriguez ‘not interested in Bayern Munich stay’

A report claims that James Rodriguez wants to return to Real Madrid in the summer, rather than stay on at Bayern Munich, despite being unwanted at the Bernabeu. James Rodriguez has reportedly ruled out a permanent move to Bayern Munich at the end of the season, leaving his career in limbo. The Colombia international has spent the past two seasons on loan at the Allianz Arena from Real Madrid, where he is unwanted. Zinedine Zidane‘s return to the Bernabeu dugout, combined with the arrival of fellow non-EU player Eder Militao, is said to have ended any hopes James had of breaking back into Los Blancos’ first-team squad next season. Despite a vast improvement in form at Bayern in recent months, though, Marca claims that the 26-year-old is not interested in staying on in Bavaria. B...

Transfer Talk Daily Update: Antonio Valencia, James Rodriguez, Raheem Sterling

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. All transfer business is done and dusted for this season, but that doesn’t stop clubs from preparing ahead for next season. Saturday morning’s headlines: Report: Arsenal weighing up move for Antonio ValenciaAntonio Valencia could be given a Premier League lifeline by Arsenal when he leaves Manchester United in the summer, according to a report. Read more. Jurgen Klopp: ‘Liverpool will not spend big on new players’Jurgen Klopp says that he does not have to spend big money to improve Liverpool further, but instead keep his current group together for a number of years. Read more. Zinedine Zidane ‘wants Raheem Sterling as part of Real Madrid overhaul’Z...

Eder Militao arrival to force James Rodriguez exit?

James Rodriguez is unlikely to be involved in Real Madrid’s first-team squad next season following the capture Eder Militao, according to a report. James Rodriguez is reportedly unlikely to be involved in Real Madrid‘s first-team squad next season following the news that Los Blancos have signed Eder Militao from Porto. On Thursday, it was announced that Madrid had won the race to sign the 21-year-old, who has agreed a six-year deal with the Spanish giants ahead of this summer’s transfer window. Rodrygo Goes will also arrive from Santos for the 2019-2020 campaign, while Vinicius Junior‘s presence at the club means that they will already have reached the maximum of three non-EU players allowed in the squad. According to Marca, for James – currently on loan at Ba...

James Rodriguez hints at Real Madrid return

James Rodriguez hints that he is likely to return to Real Madrid at the end of his two-year loan spell with Bayern Munich. James Rodriguez has suggested that it would make sense for him to return to Real Madrid after his loan spell with Bayern Munich. Rodriguez is nearing the end of a two-year period with the German giants – who have an option to complete a permanent deal – but the forward has found himself in and out of the side since Nico Kovac‘s arrival. Arsenal have also been linked with a move for the Colombia international, but it appears that a return to the Bernabeu could be in the offing. The 27-year-old is quoted by The Mirror as saying: “In Madrid, I have everything such as my house and people who love me. We will have to see what happens, but at the mome...

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