Manchester United are interested in signing Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, according to reports.
The Colombian is reportedly interested in leaving Real Madrid due to his poor relationship with Rafael Benitez, it was claimed that the Colombian international is not ready to start a new season under the Spanish tactician, as per the express
James is reportedly interested in a move to West London but the Metro now report that Louis Van Gaal is willing to offer the Colombian international an escape route out of the Bernabeu.
The midfielder moved to Real Madrid from Monaco in 2014 after a superb display at the World cup and subesquently impressed in his first year at the Bernabeu. His playing time has been drastically reduced since the arrival of Rafael Benitez.
The Metro via Fichajes claims United could lure the playmaker to Old Trafford by offering him a large pay check and also promise him the side will be built around him.
Manchester United are keen to improve their squad and Ed Woodward had previously claimed that the club won’t refuse to sign marquee players should they be available. The chairman claimed the Old Trafford club has the financial capability to smash the world record fee.
Rodriguez has scored 16 la liga goals in 36 league appearances for Real Madrid.Follow Football News Arena on Facebook and Twitter for the latest transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from across the major Leagues in Europe and around the World.