After a week in which Manchester United were heavily linked with a summer move for James Rodriguez, the Colombian playmaker did little to pour cold water over such speculation when he engaged in what felt like an emotional farewell with the Bernabeu on Sunday evening. Rodriguez was substituted midway through the second-half of Real Madrid’s
James Rodriguez has set newspapers alight with his claim that he has a week to decide his future and that he is close to leaving Real Madrid. The Colombian had this to say: “I can’t promise I will stay at Real Madrid. I have offers and seven days to think [about them].” Conte to
James Rodriguez isn’t the kind of creative player you’d expect to see coming out of South America. His skill and creativity are paramount to his play and but the manner he performs in is very different, a lot more effort into the end product and a lot less going into the flair of his game.