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James Rodriguez joined Bayern on loan

James Rodriguez, who has been heavily linked with a love to the Premier League has joined Bayern Munich on a 2-year loan deal. It will expire on 30 June 2019 and Bayern have an option to sign the player on a permanent contract. James Rodriguez is expected to sign his contract with Bayern after he passed a medical.

The 25-year-old midfielder has move to Real Madrid from Monaco for £71 million in July 2014 on a 6-year contract.

Bayern Munich are expected to sell Douglas Costa to Juventus and James Rodriguez is one of the likely midfielders they would like to bring in. Bayern’s manager Carlo Ancelotti has managed James in Real Madrid and the Colombian scored 17 goals and made 18 assistances in 46 game played for Los Blancos under Ancelotti. Both enjoyed a good working relationship, which matters a lot.

James has played only in 22 games for Real Madrid in La Liga last season.

 

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