James Rodriguez: Man United and Arsenal join race to sign Real Madrid star

James Rodriguez: Man United and Arsenal join race to sign Real Madrid star

- James Rodriguez could be making a move to the Premier League this summer

- Manchester United and Arsenal are interested in the signing of the Real Madrid star

- Rodriguez's contract at Real Madrid will expire at the end of next summer

Real Madrid's latest decision to drop the transfer price on their star James Rodriguez has invited the interest of Premier League duo of Arsenal and Manchester United.

As it stands presently, Real Madrid are demanding the sum of £22.5 million from any side who are interested in signing the 28-year-old Colombia footballer.

If Real Madrid should fail to sell James or tie him down to a new contract this summer, then they will have to lose him for free in twelve months' time.

According to Marca, James Rodriguez is also ready to leave the Bernabeu due to his lack of active playing time in the Spanish La Liga.

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Last season, James played for Bayern Munich on loan before making a return to Spain before the start of the ongoing season where he has only played eight games.

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James Rodríguez: Man United and Arsenal join race to sign Real Madrid star

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The report now added that Arsenal and Manchester United have thrown themselves to fight for the signing of James Rodriguez.

For now, Manchester United are fighting to finish among the top four this season in the Premier League which will make them qualify for Champions League.

They missed the competition this term playing in the Europa League and their fans want the Red Devils to return to Europe next term.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Jadon Sancho is now on the verge of moving to the Premier League as Manchester United have reportedly agreed a five-year deal with the Borussia Dortmund star for a summer move.

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The performances of Sancho for Borussia Dortmund has been impressive in which many clubs are interested in signing him in Europe.

Duncan Castles' Transfer Podcast has claimed the 20-year-old has agreed terms with the Red Devils for a huge contract.

Sancho's initial contract with the Red Devils will be worth £140,000-per-week but could rise to £200,000-per-week further into the deal.

His signature would likely see him start alongside Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to create one of the world's most exciting attacks.

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