Man United start transfer talks with Real Madrid for James Rodriguez

Number 10 in Manchester United is free after Rooney’s transfer to Everton and Jose Mourinho wants James Rodriguez as a substitute for the English striker. Real Madrid wants at least 70m euros for the Colombian.
Manchester United is already negotiating with Real Madrid for James Rodríguez, report “The Independent” .

The English club wants the Colombian to replace Wayne Rooney, who moved to Everton. The clubs have already begun the talks and Mourinho hopes to reach the deal as soon as possible in order to have another number 10 for the 2017/18 season.

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Manchester United has already traveled for the pre-season tournament in America and Mou hopes that James will be with them in friendly matches at the end of July, writes AS.

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70 million euros is expected to cost the transfer of James, who will be third transfer this summer after Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelöf.

James finished the season with 33 appearances from 60 possible (most of them from the bench).

In the Champions League final, Zinedine Zidane embarrassed the 25-year-old by leaving him on the stands, Kovacic and Asensio were on the bench, Asensio also played a few minutes and scored the fourth goal against Juventus.

James scored 11 goals in 1,824 minutes in the 2016/17 season.

The 25-year-old, who was transferred for 80m euros in 2014, has made a total of 110 appearances for Los Blancos, scoring 36 goals.

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