Football Transfers: Real Madrid sign James Rodriguez for £63million
The uprising star of world football and the golden boot winner of the 2014 World Cup, James Rodriguez has agreed to join Real Madrid for a deal said to be around £63million deal. The Colombian striker came to the attention of everyone, when he shone in the 2014 World Cup, where he scored six goals.
were some other clubs that were interested in signing the player, but
James was sure about his destination, as he wanted to play for the
biggest club in Spain, Real Madrid. His club, Monaco might not have
wanted to part ways with the 23 year old player, but James' dream to
play for Madrid and with Real willing to spend big, there was no way
out for Monaco, where he scored nine goals last season along with 12
assists. The player was brought by the French giants from Porto last
season for around £35million.
Real Madrid comes calling, there are very few players in world
football, who would not love to join them in Spain.When the club
wants the player, they leave no stone unturned and offer huge money
along with good wages to satisfy the player.
this move, they have a dangerous looking attacking line consisting of
Ronaldo, Bale and James. These players when on song could scare
defenders individually and when they play together, it could be a
nightmare for defenders.
signing can be considered to be the second world class signing by
Real Madrid for the season, as just a few days earlier they signed
the German Tony Kroos from Bayern Munich.
could lead to a confusing situation for Benzema, Mardid's striker
last season, who might have to sit on the bench with James' arrival.
But, a number of clubs such as Liverpool and Arsenal might be
interested in signing the French striker promising first team
football. It could be good business for Madrid and Benzema as the
club would also reap benefit. But, will Benzema quit or rather decide
to fight for a starting place in Real Madrid?