James David Rodríguez Rubio (born 12 July 1991), commonly known simply as James, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for German club Bayern Munich on loan from Real Madrid, and the Colombia national team. He is commonly ranked as one of the best players of his generation. He is praised for his technique, vision and playmaking skills, and often referred as the successor to his compatriot Carlos Valderrama.
Bayern Munich loanee James Rodríguez has asked to leave the German accouterments in an attack to animate his career at ancestor club Real Madrid, according to reports.
The 27-year-old alone confused to Bavaria in 2017, initially abutting Bayern Munich on a two-year accommodation move which amount almost £12m. Included in that accord was the advantage for the Bundesliga champions to assurance James assuredly for an added £37m.
James was the Player of the Season in the Bundesliga aftermost year, scoring seven goals and claiming 11 assists in aloof 23 appearances, helping Bayern Munich lift yet addition alliance appellation and the DFB Cup final.
However, James is no best adequate activity in Germany and wants to acknowledgment to his ancestor club. AS claim that the midfielder has already fabricated his activity accepted to the Bayern Munich hierarchy, but that ultimately it is the German ancillary who will accept the final say.
It had been broadly speculated that authoritative James’ accommodation move abiding was artlessly a amount of back it would happen, and Bayern Munich can still accomplish the playmaker their club-record signing if they appetite to.
However, the above AS Monaco and FC Porto has collapsed out of favour at the Allianz Arena, arena for the abounding 90 account aloof already beneath new manager Niko Kovač which came during a crushing defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach beforehand this year.
It is actual acceptable that Bayern Munich will actuate their advantage to buy James afore affairs him on beeline abroad as an accessible way to accomplish a quick buck.
It is claimed that Manchester United, Milan, Juventus and Barcelona have all registered absorption in the Colombia international. However, James has his affection set on abiding to the Santiago Bernabéu.