Announcement made as Manchester United get big £63 million James Rodriguez transfer update!
Bayern Munich have now told chasing Manchester United that they intend to keep on-loan Real Madrid star James Rodriguez.
Rodriguez is currently coming towards the end of his two-year loan spell with Bayern and there were some suggestions that they had no intention of offering him a permanent move to the Bundesliga, as he had not impressed as many had hoped.
That had led to speculation that United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was looking to step in and offer the Colombian a move to the premier League, as he needs to add a few more superstars to the side in hope of getting back to challenging for the Premier League title.
But despite rumours the rumours that Bayern are not willing to hand him a permanent deal, the Germans now intend to sign him on a permanent deal from Real Madrid.
“The option that we have, we have to exercise by June 15th,” Rummenigge told Abendzeitung.
“So we still have plenty of time. But I have to make it quite clear that everyone here is happy with him. I firmly believe that James will also play for FC Bayern next season.”
Should United still try to make a move for Rodriguez?
Rodriguez is an absolute superstar of the game and landing him would be a massive statement for United if they could tempt him away from the Germans in the summer transfr window, so if there is a doubt that Bayern will hand him a new contract then United should swoop in and try to get a transfer deal done.
The Colombian is world class and just teh type of plauyer that could help get the side challenging for the Premier League title and maybe the Champions League crown, which is what Solskjaer will be aiming for in the coming seasons.
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