Deal close: Chelsea to complete move for Real Madrid hero in 24 hours


News about James Rodriguez have started gathering steam. According to AS journalist Manu Sainz, James is looking to quit Real Madrid in 24 hours, so as not to partake in the pre-season training camp in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

One of the things hindering James move away from the Bernabeu is the price money Real are asking from suitors. €70m might not be a big deal for the trio of Chelsea, Manchester United, and PSG. Although there’s been no real suggestions so far that Chelsea are at all actually interested.

Considering James agent Jorge Mendes, so many things could still happen in this transfer window. Finding his clients suitors is always something to behold. We all remembered how he moved Rademel Falcao around England even when he was not at his best.

Chelsea are expected to make a bid for either James or Morata or both in coming days after being beaten to the signing of Lukaku by United. James will definitely add lots of attacking option to the current Chelsea side and make them be able to set up in different ways. Conte will be glad to have the world cup star at his disposal.

The Colombia international joined Real Madrid in the summer of 2013-14 season from Monaco and he has prove himself to be a quality player in the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium 36-goal in the 110 games he features in, and also contributed greatly in help the La Liga giant win the Champions few years back.