Following Bayern Munich’s elimination from the Champions League after an enthralling draw against Real Madrid C.F at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Tuesday, the Spanish news portal El Gol Digital reported that James Rodríguez is plotting a move to England at the end of the season.
The report suggests that the Colombian play maker spoke to Jose Mourinho over the phone, indicating his avidity for a possible move to Manchester United at the end of the season. He joined Bayern as a loanee from the La Liga giants last summer, turning down an offer from the Red Devils.
Recall that the player is assigned with purchase option, so that their future is in the hands of both sets (Real Madrid and Bayern Munich). James has received the call from José Mourinho to sign for Manchester United next season.
Rodriguez has made it obvious lately that a return to Madrid is out of the question and has had a great season at Bayern under Jupp Heynckes. Although it was said that he was not entirely comfortable under Carlo Ancelotti, El Gol claims that the Colombian will not be open to signing a contract with the Bavarians after Ancelotti’s departure. Ancelotti, after all, was the driving force behind bringing Rodriguez to Munich.
The Colombian, a magnet for the spotlight these days, has uncovered secret negotiations to change the air next year. He will not continue at Bayern and also does not have in mind to return to Real Madrid.
This alleged negotiation leaves Bayern Munich anxious about approaching the Colombian with the purchase option. Even though the question remains about his future under Niko Kovač, there are no signs of Bayern wanting to let him go.