Monaco ‘want player plus cash for James Rodriguez’

Monaco ‘want player plus cash for James Rodriguez’


Reports in the Spanish press have said Monaco are looking to take a player plus cash deal for attacking midfielder James Rodriguez.

The 22-year-old Colombian ended up as the top-scorer at the World Cup and his sensational displays in Brazil have sparked rumours that Los Blancos want to sign him.

Various reports had suggests the 10-time European Cup winners would be willing to pay a 75-million-euro fee for the attacking midfielder, but sports paper AS suggests Monaco are keen to take one of the fringe players in the Madrid squad the other way.

Possible makeweights who could head to France as part of any potential deal included Casemiro or Asier Illarramendi. According to AS, Monaco, who are owned by Russuan billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, enquired about the services of Pepe and Fabio Coentrao, but were rejected by Real officials.

Last weekend, Rodriguez revealed he has his heart set on a move to the Santiago Bernabeu and would sign for the club with his eyes close. Colombia legend Carlos Valderrama has also urged the Los Blancos to sign the star, while former Real Madrid midfielder David Beckham recently said in an interview that Rodriguez has all the attributes to succeed in La Liga.


  1. Me too. Let go of Pepe, He is already 31 anyways. Varane is more consistent too. James is a very Important part for Real Madrid.

  2. Again I insist to see James with los Blancos. It is a chance not to miss again after falling to enroll Neimar last year. As the most valuable team of our planet, Real should be able to acquire the best players. Go Real,,,, This is a great talented young player not to miss.