26 Jul James Rodriguez transfer information: Atletico Madrid CEO Gil Marin opens doorway to maneuver amidst Napoli attention
The Real Madrid midfielder has been closely linked with a transfer to Napoli this summer, but the red and white half of Madrid could nevertheless have a state
Atletico Madrid CEO Gil Marin has confessed that it”could be quite fine” if James Rodriguez were to cross the Madrid split and join Los Rojiblancos.
The Real Madrid midfielder spent the previous two seasons on loan in Bayern Munich, but has returned to the Santiago Bernabeu following the Bundesliga champions chose to not make the transfer permanent.
The 28-year old created 67 looks for Bayern, scoring 15 targets and recording 20 aids, and was closely linked with a move to Napoli, where he’d return with former Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Atletico could nevertheless have something to say about James’ second club nonetheless, together with Marin telling ESPN (through AS.com):”I understand that lots of clubs would enjoy him.
“Even speaking to a participant, he considers there are qualities which the player can bring and it is very good for all of us.
“I understand that our trainer [Diego Simeone] enjoys him, I understand that James doesn’t need to keep in Real Madrid and that I understand that Real Madrid does not need him to carry on, but there must be lots of conditions to create it possible.
“It would be quite fine, but It depends upon a lot on the president of Real Madrid.”
Atletico have dropped celebrity guy Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona this summer at a contentious deal worth 120 million (#107m/$134m), and James goes some way to filling out the inventive emptiness left from the Frenchman.
They face stiff competition in Napoli for the participant’s signature nonetheless, together with Ancelotti confirming the Serie A outfit have been in talks regarding a transfer.
“I am unaware of a bargain with Atletico,” Ancelotti informed TV Luna.
“We are talking for James, a participant I love.
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“I am very connected to James, I rate him very highly and that he can improve our team.
“He does not have to re-announce himself, he is a fantastic player. But he is only one player we are openly negotiating , we are assessing many gamers.”
Regardless of the rumour mill strongly implying James will no more be a Real Madrid player in the long run, the long-term harm to Los Blancos winger Marcos Asensio could possibly induce Zinedine Zidane into rethinking his transfer plans.