The divorce between Real Madrid and James Rodriguez appears to be on the point of being recorded. As the Merengue club is getting closer and closer to the title of champion of Spain, three days before the end of the La Liga, James Rodriguez seems to be moving further and further from the Madrid group. The Colombian attacking midfielder has not been part of the Madrid group, in the last two La Liga games against Bilbao (0-1) and Alavés (2-0). If Zinedine Zidane does not go into details on the reasons for the absence of James Rodriguez on the last match sheets of Madrid, the Spanish press explains that the Colombian, who turns 29 this Sunday, actively looking for a new club.
James would like to avoid any risk of injury
The main reason for the absence of James Rodriguez on the game sheets, according to The country, is that the Colombian would like to protect himself from a possible injury, which could jeopardize his exit from Real Madrid at the end of the season. One thing is certain, the Colombian attacking midfielder no longer has the lead at Real and wants to leave at the end of the season, as he recently suggested in an interview with a Colombian television channel. “Regarding my future, we don’t know what will happen, but if they give me the choice, I will choose a club where I can show my skills,” said the 29-year-old. Snail gol, last June 23.
A complicated season for the Colombian
James Rodriguez, under contract with Real for another year, has only played eight La Liga games this season. He has only appeared on the pitch once in the last 24 La Liga days, alternating injuries and passages on the bench. Established on the field of Real Sociedad on June 21, the Colombian has not played a single minute since. According to the Spanish press, several European clubs are interested in the 29-year-old attacking midfielder, including Naples, AC Milan and Atlético de Madrid. But the leaders of Real Madrid would be rather open to a departure of the Colombian to Italy in order to avoid strengthening the ranks of his rival.